John Wilkes. The Iliad. Homeri Ilias, id est, de rebus ad Troja. Joan. Hayes: CantabrigiÃ¦, 1686. John Wilkes (1727-1797). English politician. Portrait. A member of the Hell-fire club which indulged in orgies at Medmenham Abbey. He became a symbol of free speech with the epitaph, 'a friend of liberty'. Image taken from The Iliad. Homeri Ilias, id est, de rebus ad Trojam gestis. Editio postrema. [With the autograph and portrait of John Wilkes, (in appendix).].. Originally published/produced in Joan. Hayes: CantabrigiÃ¦, 1686. . Source: 11335.aa.28, frontispiece. Language: English.
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