1802 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Edmund Bolton

Joseph Ritson, Bibliographia Poetica (1802) 135-36.



EDMUND BOLTON, a profound scholar, and eminent critick, is one of the contributors to Englands Helicon, 1600; haveing one poem, with his name at length, and four others with his initials. Prefix'd to Draytons Mortimeridos, 1596, is a sonnet "to Lucie, countesse of Bedford," subscribed E. B. Commendatory verses by E. B. gent. occur, also, before Andrewes Unmasking of a feminine Machiavell, 1604.