Grotiana 32 (2011) 40–63 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI 10.1163/187607511X603050 brill.nl/grot G R O T I A N A * I am grateful to professors Hans Blom, Glenn Burgess, J.C. Davis, P. Kitromilides, J. Morrow, and J. Scott for their useful comments on a draft of this article, and for their help in preparing it for publication. 1 For the scholarly literature on Ascham and Hobbes, see M. Barducci, Anthony Ascham ed il pensiero politico inglese, 1648-1650 (Florence: Centro Editoriale Toscano, 2008), ch. 2. 2 J.M. Wallace Destiny His Choice: the Loyalism of Andrew Marvell (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968). Hugo Grotius and the English Republic: Th e Writings of Anthony Ascham, 1648-1650 * Marco Barducci Teaching Fellow, History of Early Modern and Modern Political Th ought University of Florence Email: marco.barducci@uniﬁ .it Abstract In the present article I examine the inﬂ uence of Grotius’s works on English republican literature by focusing on the writings of Anthony Ascham. Ascham’s interpretation of Grotius is set in the context of the multifaceted uses of the Dutch lawyer’s works in the 1640s and in early 1650s, comparing it to Marchamont Nedham’s use of Grotius in support of the republican
Grotiana – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2011
Keywords: REPUBLICANISM; ANTHONY ASCHAM; MARCHAMONT NEDHAM; SOVEREIGNTY; ERASTIANISM; HUGO GROTIUS
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