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Roger Ascham

(1515—1568) author and royal tutor


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(c. 1515–68)

English humanist scholar and writer. His posts included that of tutor to the future Elizabeth I and Latin secretary to Queen Mary and later to Elizabeth. He is noted for his treatise on archery, Toxophilus (1545), and The Scholemaster (1570), a practical and influential treatise on education.

Subjects: Literature — History.


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