|Short description:||Mulcaster's 'Positions' published|
|Medium description:||Richard Mulcaster's 'Positions....for the Training Up of Children' published.|
"..[D]eals with general educational issues.." (Howatt).
Dedicated to Elizabeth I. It sets out the basics of Mulcaster's ideas on education modelled on Plato and Aristotle. Stated that education should be open to all: rich or poor; male or female. Gives a prominent role to physical education (Barker)
According to Barker, was the introductiory part of the unfinished collected work 'the Elementaire'.