Gilbert Burnet (1643–1715) Scottish historian and Bishop of Salisbury



Gilbert Burnet (1643–1715) was a Scottish theologian and historian, and Bishop of Salisbury. He was fluent in Dutch, French, Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Burnet was respected as a cleric, a preacher, and an academic, as well as a writer and historian. He was associated with the Whig party.
Engraved by J. Rogers after the portrait by John Riley for ‘Lives of Illustrious and Distinguished’ by Robert Chambers, 1834. Published by Blackie & Son, Glasgow.

600 ppi
Steel engraving
Image size approx. 104 x 118 mm