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Title-page of Scholemaster by Roger Ascham, 1570

The Works of Roger Ascham

Toxophilus, or The School of Shooting
Complete (1904 Wright ed.) - Google Books
Complete (1868 Arber ed.) - Google Books
Complete -
[On Quick Wits] - UVictoria
[The wind] - Towson University
[Excerpts] - Peter Collingwood

The Scholemaster
Complete - Renascence Editions
Complete - UVA
Complete - Project Gutenberg
Complete (1904 Wright ed.) - Google Books
Complete (1864 Giles ed.) - Google Books
Complete (1863 Mayor ed.) - Google Books
Excerpt [A Preface to the Reader]
Excerpt [On commonplace books] -

A Report and Discourse of the Affairs and State of Germany, &c. (c.1552)
Complete (1904 Wright ed.) - Google Books
Complete (1864 Giles ed.) - Google Books

Poemata, Ascham's Latin Poems
Complete (1864 Giles ed.) - Google Books

Epistolaria, or Letters
Ascham's Letters, Volume 1 part II - GB

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Images of London:
London in the time of Henry VII. MS. Roy. 16 F. ii.
London, 1510, the earliest view in print
Map of England from Saxton's Descriptio Angliae, 1579
Location Map of Elizabethan London
Plan of the Bankside, Southwark, in Shakespeare's time
Detail of Norden's Map of the Bankside, 1593
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