Burton, Robert

Burton, Robert, an English clergyman, born in Leicestershire; Scholar of Christ Church, Oxford; lived chiefly in Oxford, spending his time in it for some 50 years in study; author of “The Anatomy of Melancholy,” which he wrote to alleviate his own depression of mind, a book which is a perfect mosaic of quotations on every conceivable topic, familiar and unfamiliar, from every manner of source (1576-1640). See Anatomy of Melancholy.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Burton, Sir Richard Francis * Burton-on-Trent
Burns, Robert
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Burrard Inlet
Burritt, Elihu
Burroughs, John
Burrus
Burschenschaft
Burslem
Burton, John Hill
Burton, Sir Richard Francis
Burton, Robert
Burton-on-Trent
Bury
Bury St. Edmunds
Busa`co
Busby, Richard
Büsching, Anton Friedrich
Bushire
Bushmen
Bushrangers
Busiris