- (1530-1566)English diplomat. Educated at Cambridge and widely travelled on the Continent, he became known as a master of languages and a translator. In 1566 he became Elizabeth I's ambassador to France but died later that same year. His most famous translation was Baldassare Castiglione's Book of the Courtier, completed in 1552-1553 but not published until 1561.
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