Reference Entry

Overbury, Sir Thomas (bap. 1581, d. 1613), courtier and author

John Considine

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Education and rise to prominence | Prosperity, and relationship with Robert Carr | Imprisonment and death | Genuine and apocryphal writings | Historiography | Sir Thomas Overbury the younger

Reference Entry.  4070 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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