This page contains news and information from the office of governor greg abbott. Full text of the boke named the gouernour deuised by sir. Campbell to the thirtieth legislature of texas, to which is appended the state democratic platform adopted at dallas, texas, august, 1906. He then wrote a modernized edition of elyot s book book named the governor 1962. On elyots career, see stanley lemberg, sir thomas elyot, tudor humanist austin. Sir thomas elyots a swete and deuoute sermon of holy saynt ciprian contains two short translations. Full text of the boke named the gouernour deuised by sir thomas elyot, knight. In around 1510 he married margaret abarrow daughter of sir maurice a barrow of north barrow, somerset although other sources identify her father as john aborough of north charford, hampshire andor downton, wiltshire. Elyot was a supporter of the humanists ideas concerning the education of women. Texas resource center for children texas childrens book. Our office prefers contact via this website as it may facilitate a faster response.
In some respects, it is the lieutenant governor of texas, who presides over the texas senate, who possesses greater influence to exercise their prerogatives. In the governor, elyot recommends a reform of legal educationone that would give. Sam houston served as governor from december 21, 1859, to march 16, 1861. Thompson, thomas the handbook of texas online texas. In 1531 at the height of henry viiis great matter, thomas elyot, who was a humanist and scholar wrote a small political science book disguised as a treatise on education, extolling the virtues of wise counsellors who would speak truth to power. The boke named the governour, sometimes referred to in modern english as the book of the governor, is a book written by thomas elyot and published in 1531. In this episode we look at elyot, and the governor, and talk political science. If the governor cannot finish his or her term, the officials who are in the line of succession include the a. Sir thomas elyot was and remains carltons most famous resident. Nndb has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. Mexico and the us went to war that spring over annexation and other issues, so henderson persuaded the legislature to allow him to take the field as head of the second texas regiment and led troops in the battle of monterrey. Born in georgia on march 12, 1795, wood was a veteran of the battle of horseshoe bend at nineteen and served in the georgia state assembly.
High resolution versions of the above portraits of thomas eliott and lady margaret eliot by the artist holbein are available from the web gallery of art they are recommended viewing as the artist is. Thomas benton wheeler 184019, judge and lieutenant governor, was born in marshall county, alabama, on june 7, 1840, the son of william henry edward and mary magruder barton wheeler. As a briefdescriptionof its structureand tenorwill reveal, the governor. After graduating from arlington heights high school, thompson earned a journalism degree from the university of texas at austin in 1955. As the 48th governor of the state of texas, greg abbott continues to build on his long record as a conservative leader who fights to preserve texas values like faith, family and freedom. Greg abbott speaks during a press briefing wednesday, aug.
Thompson, thomas the handbook of texas online texas state. The book named the governor, 1531 by sir thomas elyot. High resolution versions of the above portraits of thomas eliott and lady margaret eliot by the artist holbein are available from the web gallery of art they are recommended viewing as the artist is exceptional, even though these are chalk sketches. James pinckney henderson, the first governor of texas. Anthony wood claimed him as an alumnus of st mary hall, oxford, while c. Sir thomas elyot s book named the governor, first published in 1531, is a composite treatise dealing with political theory, education and moral philosophy.
The castel of helthe gathered, and made by syr thomas elyot knight, out of the chief authors of phisyke. He was elected governor in november, and became the first governor of the state of texas in february 1846. To send us a message, please first click one of the three options below to continue. We sell most genres of books, our main area of sales are childrens books antique, vintage, and present day.
He was the son of sir richard elyot and alice fynderne. The governor of texas is the chief executive officer of the state elected by citizens every four years. His father was a prominent lawyer, so thomas received a quality education. Late consideringe moste excellent prince and myne onely redoughted. In 1511 he accompanied his father on the western circuit as clerk to the assize, and he held this position until 1528. Daisys books and whatnots is an ebay store run by an avid reader and writer. In this seminar we will read a broad selection of tragedies written by shakespeare and his. Abbott is a former attorney general of texas 2002 2015 and associate justice of the supreme court of texas 1995 2001. Sir thomas elyot s a swete and deuoute sermon of holy saynt ciprian contains two short translations. Pinckney henderson february 19, 1846december 21, 1847 george t. His next book was a history of sir walter mildmays political career, sir walter mildmay and tudor government 1964. Sir thomas elyot was an english diplomat and scholar. Within the cite this article tool, pick a style to see how all. Governor greg abbott and his staff welcome your comments and concerns.
He then wrote a modernized edition of elyots book book named the governor 1962. Sir thomas more, sir thomas elyot, and roger ascham, english humanism bore fruit in major literary achievement. The book named the governor, 1531 by sir thomas elyot, 1962. The treasureof a gentlecountenance,swete tx sir ernest barker,traditionsof. His dashing, colorful st roger ascham, ascham, roger 15151668. Renaissance and 17th century british literature ma program. Mar 22, 2020 sir thomas more, sir thomas elyot, and roger ascham, english humanism bore fruit in major literary achievement. The boke named the governour html at renascence editions elyot, thomas, sir, 1490. Robinson, acting governor january 1836march 2, 1836. The governor is inaugurated on the third tuesday of january every four years along with the lieutenant governor, and serves a term of four years. The book named the governor html at elyot, thomas, sir, 1490.
Classical texts, histories of england, and books on government, such as sir thomas elyot s the book named the governor and william baldwins a mirror for magistrates, spurred dramatists to explore this political terrain, particularly in tragedy. The boke named the governour, by thomas elyot the online. Classical texts, histories of england, and books on government, such as sir thomas elyot s the book named the governor, sir thomas mores utopia, william baldwins a mirror for magistrates, and holinsheds chronicles, and portions of baldasarre castigliones the book of the courtier translated into english by sir thomas hoby, and histories by. Thomas, david the handbook of texas online texas state.
On the 19th of november 1571, at the age of sixteen, anne knollys married thomas west. The book is written to parents of the governing class who want to raise their children to be leaders, to govern. The book of common prayer and administration of the. Learning is not in the possession of books, but in exercise and. The proheme of thomas elyot, knyghte, unto the most noble and victorious prince kinge henry the eyght, kyng of englande and fraunce, defender, of the true faythe, and lorde of irelande. The book may have been written in part to praise the king and curry favor.
It is very seldom remembered that sir thomas elyot is our earliest and, as the reader will. Educated at oxford where he read greek with linacre, more was also influenced by erasmus, who wrote praise of folly at mores. Sir thomas elyot and renaissance humanism, by major, john m and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Protestant classical scholar and educator, born in yorkshire. Greg abbott, founding father texas governor wants to rewrite u. The book named the governor sir thomas elyot snippet view 1970.
The men and women who served on the front lines deserve to go to the front of the line and receive the best services texas can provide. It was dedicated to henry viii and is largely a treatise on how to properly train statesmen. The book named the governor, 1531 by sir thomas elyot, s. His father was a high school principal and his mother a teacher. It seeks to set out a way of life for members of the english governing class. Help with reading books report a bad link suggest a new listing home search new listings authors titles subjects serials. Introduction to a swete and devoute sermon of saynt ciprian. Sir thomas elyot s the defence of good women oxford. The boke named the gouernour deuised by sir thomas elyot, knight. Jan 11, 2016 greg abbott, founding father texas governor wants to rewrite u. Smith, claiming that there was no quorum present when he was deposed. His father died in 1846, and his mother moved the family to hays county, texas, in 1854. Selections from songs and sonets, selected elegies and satires, divine poems. Sir thomas lawrence, sir thomas lawrence sir thomas lawrence sir thomas lawrence 17691830 was the leading english portrait painter of his day.
These records mainly document governor houstons term in office. The book named the governor everyman s library by elyot, sir thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Greg abbott is the incumbent governor of texas who assumed office on january 20, 2015 alongside lieutenant governor dan patrick as the successor of rick perry. Wood december 21, 1847december 21, 1849 peter hansbrough bell december 21, 1849november 23, 1853. Sir thomas elyot talks about the kind of education they should have, a home schooling education. The book of the governor is evidence of the impact that renaissance humanism had on prose writing. Alastair fox and john guy basil blackwell, 1986, 18187. Thomas elyot was born before 1490 and died in 1546. Classical texts, histories of england, and books on government, such as sir thomas elyots the book named the governor, sir thomas mores utopia, william baldwins a mirror for magistrates, and holinsheds chronicles, and portions of baldasarre castigliones the book of the courtier translated into english by sir thomas hoby, and histories by. Sir thomas elyots book named the governor, first published in 1531, is a composite treatise dealing with political theory, education and moral philosophy. This chapter looks at sir thomas elyots best known work, the magisterial boke named the governor, first published in 1531.
David thomas, signer of the texas declaration of independence, ad interim attorney general, and acting secretary of war for the republic of texas, was born in tennessee about 1801, came to texas in 1835, and he joined the united states independent volunteer cavalry company, organized at nacogdoches on december 10, 1835. This book, first published in 1531, is a composite treatise dealing with political theory, education and moral philosophy. Governors of texas, 1846present related links prerepublic governors of texas, 16911836 lieutenant governors of texas portraits of texas governors presidents and vice presidents of the republic of texas j. Under cover of this letter he sends a presentation copy of his new book. Educated at oxford where he read greek with linacre, more was also influenced by erasmus, who wrote praise of folly at mores house and named the book punningly after his english. Whitfield whit davidson 18761974, jurist and politician, was born in the east texas piney woods of harrison county on september 23, 1876, to john ransom and sara josephine daniels whitfield, who had moved to the area from georgia in 1867. Cooper in the athenae cantabrigienses put in a claim for jesus college, cambridge. A book like the governour may be edited in one of two ways.
Thomas tommy thompson, journalist and writer, the son of clarence and ruth thompson, was born on october 3, 1933, at fort worth, texas. The boke named the governour devised by sir thomas elyot, knight london. Elyot received little reward for his services to the state, but his scholarship and his books were held in high esteem by his contemporaries. Tyler or thomas wood, governor of the state of texas, held office from december 21, 1847 to december 21, 1849. Thats why governor greg abbott unveiled his front of the line veterans plan, which will help texas keep our promises to veterans. Eliots presentdayvision of sir thomas elyots dancers is therefore a dream,a delusion. Classical texts, histories of england, and books on government, such as sir thomas elyots the book named the governor and william baldwins a mirror for magistrates, spurred dramatists to explore this political terrain, particularly in tragedy. Chapter 4 texas politics and government flashcards quizlet. The governor of texas is the chief executive of the state of texas and is elected by the citizens every four years. Greg abbott biography 48th governor of texas biographytree. The governor elyots private desire for authority, which would trouble all his works, coincided. Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.1021 74 160 1083 1080 144 1480 563 1043 369 1202 747 1352 31 1085 731 645 1391 950 980 1399 431 326 1297 420 153 146 1288 94 789 1110 1107 901 1155 1182 977