A letter sent by I.B. Gentleman vnto his very frende Maystet [sic] R.C. Esquire: vvherin is conteined a large discourse of the peopling & inhabiting the cuntrie called the Ardes, and other adiacent in the north of Ireland, and taken in hand by Sir Thomas Smith one of the Queenes Maiesties priuie Counsel, and Thomas Smith Esquire, his sonne

TitleA letter sent by I.B. Gentleman vnto his very frende Maystet [sic] R.C. Esquire: vvherin is conteined a large discourse of the peopling & inhabiting the cuntrie called the Ardes, and other adiacent in the north of Ireland, and taken in hand by Sir Thomas Smith one of the Queenes Maiesties priuie Counsel, and Thomas Smith Esquire, his sonne
Year for Search1572
AuthorsSmith, Thomas (1513-77)
Date Published1572
PublisherPtd. by Henry Binneman for Anthonhson [i.e. Anthony Kitson]
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

The work uses the word “eutopia” in discussing a plan for the colonization of the Ards Peninsula of Ireland and designed to recruit appropriate colonizers. Published at the end of the book is The offer and order giuen for the by Sir Thomas Smythe Knighte and Thomas Smythe his sonne, unto suche as be willing to accompanie the sayd Thomas Smythe the sonne, in his voyage for the inhabiting some partes of the north of Irelande. London; Ptd. by Henry Binneman for Anthonhson, nd. 8 pp. Treated as a utopia in Sarah Hogan, Other Englands: Utopia, Capital, and Empire in an Age of Transition. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018.

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(1513-77)

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1572 Smith, Thomas (1513-77). A letter sent by I. B. Gentleman vnto his very frende Maystet [sic] R. C. Esquire: vvherin is conteined a large discourse of the peopling & inhabiting the cuntrie called the Ardes, and other adiacent in the north of Ireland, and taken in hand by Sir Thomas Smith one of the Queenes Maiesties priuie Counsel, and Thomas Smith Esquire, his sonne. London: Ptd. by Henry Binneman for Anthonhson [i. e. Anthony Kitson]. CSmH, ICN, TCD

The work uses the word “eutopia” in discussing a plan for the colonization of the Ards Peninsula of Ireland and designed to recruit appropriate colonizers. Published at the end of the book is The offer and order giuen for the by Sir Thomas Smythe Knighte and Thomas Smythe his sonne, unto suche as be willing to accompanie the sayd Thomas Smythe the sonne, in his voyage for the inhabiting some partes of the north of Irelande. London; Ptd. by Henry Binneman for Anthonhson, nd. 8 pp. Treated as a utopia in Sarah Hogan, Other Englands: Utopia, Capital, and Empire in an Age of Transition. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018.