ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir John Stradling

(1563-1637)


Sir John Stradling took his B.A. from Oxford in 1584; he was knighted in 1608 and was created a baronet in 1611. Stradling served in Parliament for St. Germans (1624-25) Old Sarum (1625) and Glamorganshire (1626). An esteemed scholar, he knew William Camden and Sir John Harington.


TEXT RECORDS:

1607Ad Edm. Spencer Homerum Britannicum.
1607Ad Edm. Spencer, eximium poetam, de exemplaribus suis quibusdam manuscriptis, ad Hibernicis exlegibus igne crematis, in Hibernica defectione.
1607Ad Spencer & Daniel, celeberrimos Poetas.

PUBLICATIONS:

A direction for travailers taken out of J. Lipsius. 1592.
Two bookes of constancie [Lipsius, trans.] 1594.
Joannis Stradlingi epigrammatum libri quatuor. 1607.
Beati pacifici: a divine poem. 1623.
Divine poems. In seven severall classes. 1625.
The storie of the lower borowes of Merthyrmawr, ed. J. H. Randall and William Rees. 1932.