Padua and the Tudors: English Students in Italy, 1485-1603

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James Clarke, 1998 - British - 322 pages
The University of Padua was one of Europe's great centres of learning in the pre-modern period. Founded in 1222, it became known over the following century as a universitas scholarium, that is, a self-governing, legal corporation of scholars, and attracted many important intellectual figures including a numer of humanists, the pioneers of the Renaissance revival.

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