Robert Recorde

Tudor Polymath, Expositor and Practitioner of Computation

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ISBN: 978-0-85729-861-4 (Print) 978-0-85729-862-1 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. A Chronology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 1-9

      A Chronology

  3. 'Profite and Commoditie': The Practitioners

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-14

      Introduction

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      Pages 15-34

      Robert Recorde and William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke

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      Pages 35-52

      The Affair at Clonmines

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      Pages 53-64

      The Physician

  4. Intrinsic Worth

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-76

      Introduction

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      Pages 77-101

      The Grounde of Artes

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      Pages 103-115

      The Pathway to Knowledg Containing the First Principles of Geometrie, as They May Moste Aptly Be Applied unto Practise, Both for Use of Instrumentes Geometricall, and Astronomicall and Also for the Projection of Plattes in Everye Kinde, and Therfore Much Necessary for All Sortes of Men

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      Pages 117-171

      The Castle of Knowledge

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      Pages 173-196

      The Whetstone of Witte

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      Pages 197-210

      Antiquary and Linguist

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      Pages 211-227

      His Readers and His Publisher

  5. Finale

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

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      Pages 231-253

      Retrospect and Prospects

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      Pages 255-259

      His Testament and His Religion

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 261-265