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|←Author Index: As||Roger Ascham
|English scholar and didactic writer, famous for his prose style, his promotion of the vernacular, and his theories of education. He acted as Princess Elizabeth's tutor in Greek and Latin between 1548-50, and served in the administrations of Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I|
- Toxophilus (1545)
- The Schoolmaster (1570), published by his wife after his decease
- The English works of Roger Ascham preceptor to Queen Elizabeth by James Bennet, London, R. and J. Dodsley (1761)
Works about Ascham
- The whole works of Roger Ascham, now first collected and revised, with a life of the author by John Allen Giles, London, J.R. Smith (1864-65), in 3 vols.
- A memoir of Roger Ascham by Samuel Johnson (1763)
- "Ascham, Roger," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons (1910)
- "Ascham, Roger," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
- "Ascham, Roger," in The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co. (1914)
- "Ascham, Roger," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1885-1900) in 63 vols.