ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Patrick Gordon

(1590 ca.-1650 ca.)


Little is known of Patrick Gordon, who was King James's envoy to Poland and wrote an elegy for Prince Henry. Drummond of Hawthornden wrote a prefatory sonnet to Gordon's Penardo and Laissa. Gordon's Famous Historie of Prince Robert, surnamed the Bruce (1615) was several times reprinted.


TEXT RECORDS:

1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. I.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. II.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. III.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. IV.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. IX.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. V.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. VI.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. VII.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. VIII.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. X.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. XI.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. XII.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. XIII.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. XIV.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. XV.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. XVI.
1615Penardo and Laissa. Caput. XVII.

PUBLICATIONS:

Neptunus Britannicus. 1614.
The first booke of the famous historye of Penardo and Laissa. 1615.
The famous historie of the renouned and valiant Prince Robert, surnamed the Bruce. 1615.