Roger L'Estrange Quotes

One stumble is enough to deface the character of an honorable life.



Roger L'Estrange
Roger L'Estrange
  • Born: December 17, 1616
  • Died: December 11, 1704
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Author, Pamphleteer, Translator, , , Newspaper Publisher

Sir Roger L'Estrange was an English pamphleteer, author and staunch defender of Royalist claims. L'Estrange was involved in political controversy throughout his life. Perhaps his best known polemical pamphlet was An Account of the Growth of Knavery, which ruthlessly attacked the parliamentary opposition, placing them as "dissenting fanatics" and truly beyond the pale.

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