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Curator of Manuscripts Emerita, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC

Title: Sir Edward Dering, lst bart., of Surrenden Dering and his 'Booke of Expences' - 1617-1628
Abstract: Literatim transcription of his account book when he was married first to Elizabeth Tufton and second to Anne Ashburnham. Detailed entries of the expenses he incurred in running his household, managing his estates, carrying out his official responsibilities and indulging his interests. M.P. for Hythe, a muster-master, a member of the Privy Chamber, and Treasurer for Household Compositions in Kent. A rising antiquary, buying books and copying records. Enjoyed the theatre and liked to dress well.
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