Portrait of Robert Molesworth

Quotes by Robert Molesworth

1650 – 1725

Robert Molesworth (1650-1725) was a staunch defender of the Glorious Revolution of 1689 and a consistent critic of political and religious corruption. After being proscribed by James II in 1689 he fled to England where he began a long career as a diplomat (including Denmark) and politician under William III and his successors, eventually being named Viscount of Swords in 1716.



Robert Molesworth on the benefits of open borders and free immigration (1705)

Robert Molesworth