A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Rycaut, or Ricaut, Sir Paul

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Rycaut, or Ricaut, Sir Paul (1628-1700). -- Historian, was at Camb., and held various diplomatic positions. He wrote Present State of the Ottoman Empire (1668), and a continuation of Knolles's General Historie of the Turks, and translated Platina's Latin History of the Popes.