ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. William Slatyer

(1587-1647)


William Slatyer (also Slater, Slatear) matriculated at St. Mary Hall Oxford in 1600 at the age of 13; he was a fellow of Brasenose College Oxford (B.A. 1609, M.A. 1611, D.D. 1623), chaplain to Queen Anne, rector of Romany New Church (1617) and Otterden, Kent (1625-47). Slatyer wrote a long verse chronicle of ancient British history and translated psalms.


TEXT RECORDS:

1621Lauro, ac Laude Dignis S. P. D.

PUBLICATIONS:

Sive pandionium melos, in perpetuam ... principia Anne. 1619.
History of Great Britain ... in Latin and English Verse. 1621.
Genethliacon, sive stemma Jacobi. 1630.
Psalmes or songes of Sion. 1630.
Psalms, or songs of Sion: turned into the language, and set to the tunes of a strange land. 1642.
The psalms of David, in 4 languages. 1643.