Ascham often refers to his illustrious pupil in claiming merit for his system.
Lady Jane, however, had been left at home, and Ascham went in to see her.
Ascham had died in 1568; this work was published by his widow.
It had never occurred to him that Ascham would not believe his story.
Ascham is plain and strong in his style, but without grace or warmth; his sentences have no harmony of structure.
Possibly Ascham's Schoolmaster inspired him with the idea of writing it.
Ascham did not see her again after this memorable interview.
Ascham has the form 'huddermother' and Skelton 'hoder-moder.'
Ascham represents the advance guard in England against allegory.
The study of Greek was the reigning pursuit in the days of Ascham.