Who is Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller (baptised 19 June 1608 – 16 August 1661) was an English churchman and historian. He is now remembered for his writings, particularly his Worthies of England, published in 1662, after his death. He was a prolific author, and one of the first English writers able to live by his pen (and his many patrons).

Early life

Fuller was the eldest son of Thomas Fuller, rector of Aldwinkle St Peter's, Northamptonshire. He was born at his father's rectory and was baptised on 19 June 1608. Dr John Davenant, bishop of Salisbury, was his uncle and godfather. According to John Aubrey, Fuller was "a boy of pregnant wit". At thirteen he was admitted to Queens' College, Cambridge, then presided over by John Davenant. His cousin, Edward Davenant, was a tutor there. He di...
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Cerebralwisdom: it is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf. - thomas fuller
Ricklondon: "let not thy will roar when thy power can be a whisper" - thomas fuller
Quotesme_: "let not thy will roar when thy power can be a whisper" - thomas fuller
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Justice78602373: memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.” ~ thomas fuller sushant memories linger on
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How happy I was if I could forget
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How happy I was if I could forget
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