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The page of Wotton, Sir Henry, English biography

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Wotton, Sir Henry


Sir Henry Wotton (1568 – December 1639) was an English author and diplomat. He is often quoted as saying, "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." (Wotton was British ambassador to Venice.)

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