ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Peter Pett

(1580 ca.-1599 fl.)


Possibly Peter Pett of Deptford, the son of Peter Pett, master shipwright of Deptford (d. 1589), who had a son and grandson of this name, according to Wood, Athenae, ed. Bliss (1815) 4:576. The grandson, a notable figure who attended St. Paul's School and Sidney College in Cambridge, knew John Milton, who wrote an official letter on his behalf.


TEXT RECORDS:

1599Times Journey to seeke his Daughter Truth.

PUBLICATIONS:

Times journey to seeke his daughter Truth. 1599.