[el-ee-uh t, el-yuh t]
- Sir Thomas,c1490–1546, English scholar and diplomat.
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Elyot is one of the first translators to approach his task from a new angle.Early Theories of Translation
Flora Ross Amos
So anon he went and made it, and taught it an harper, that hyght Elyot; and when hee could it, hee taught it to many harpers.
Ascham, like Elyot, recognized the exceptional conditions required for such a method.
Elyot differs slightly from them in detail but not in principle.
Subsequently it is reported in detail by Hall, but with much exaggeration on Elyot's narrative.Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1
J. Endell Tyler
- Sir Thomas. ?1490–1546, English scholar and diplomat; author of The Boke named the Governour (1531), a treatise in English on education
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