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To learn more about the engraver of the 17th-century head-piece pictured to the left, see the IN BRIEF biography for Wenceslaus Hollar.

For more on Hariot — specifically, his exploration of Virginia for Ralegh — see the editor’s introduction to Thomas Tryon’s The Planter’s Speech to his Neighbours & Country-Men of Pennsylvania, East & West-Jersey ... (1684) at the subdomain known as Roses.

For more about forthcoming projects planned for this website, see the PREVIEWS section.

First Published:  August 2014
Revised (substantive):  12 July 2016

Under Construction

S O R R Y,  but this page — juxtaposing multiple views of the reserved and somewhat “melancholy” genius, Thomas Hariot, whose advances to navigational science, cartography, mathematics, optics, astronomy, and mechanics were privatized under the patronage model of science — is still under construction.

17th-century head-piece showing six boys with farm tools, by Wenceslaus Hollar

We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope that you will return to check on its progress another time.

Meanwhile, there is additional material on Thomas Hariot and his most important patrons, Sir Walter Ralegh (1552–1618) and Henry Percy (1564–1632), 9th earl of Northumberland, located elsewhere at The best way to find it is to use our customized search tool (search box at the top of the right-hand sidebar on this page), which is updated every time new content is added to the public areas of the website, thus ensuring the most comprehensive and reliable searches of Plus, our local KSearch technology is allowed to index some website pages which are off-limits to external search engines such as Google, Bing, etc.

If you have specific questions about what will be covered here, contact the website editor.

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