This is a preliminary page (p. vi) of Stephen Johnston, ‘Making mathematical practice: gentlemen, practitioners and artisans in Elizabethan England’ (Ph.D. Cambridge, 1994). See the contents page for access to the main chapters online.


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Figure 5.5: Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (Crown copyright)
Figure 5.7: Marquess of Salisbury

Textual conventions

I have modernised the spelling and punctuation of 16th century quotations, and expanded contractions. However, the titles of books have generally been left unaltered.


BLBritish Library
Bodl.Bodleian Library
EPublic Record Office, Exchequer Papers
Lansd.British Library, Lansdowne MSS
PROPublic Record Office
SPPublic Record Office, State Papers
STCA.W. Pollard, G.R. Redgrave, A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland and Ireland, 1475-1640, second edition, 3 vols (London, 1976-1991)