ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Geoffrey Whitney the Elder

(1520 ca.-1590 fl.)


The elder Geoffrey Whitney, father of of the author of A Choice of Emblems, lived at Coole Pilate, Acton, near Nantwich, Cheshire. He contributed a prefatory sonnet to Spenser's Amoretti.


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1595G. W. Senior, to the Author.

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