Reference Entry

Fortescue, Sir John (c. 1397-1479), justice and political theorist

Eric Ives

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Early life and legal career | Royal lawyer | Lancastrian partisan | Political propagandist | Writings on government | Later influence

Reference Entry.  3219 words. 

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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