1631 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Edward Fairfax

Roger Dodsworth, 1631; in Nichols, Illustrations of the Literary History of the XVIII Century (1817-58) 4:488.



Edward Fairfax, of Faystone, Esq. in the forest of Knaresborough, natural brother of Sir Thomas Fairfax, of Denton in Yorkshire, Knt. which Sir Thomas was created Lord Fairfax and Baron of Cameron in Scotland by King Charles. Edward Fairfax translated Godfrey of Bullen out of Italian into English; with the History of Edward the Black Prince; and certain witty Eclogues as yet not printed that I hear of. He is accounted a singular schollar in all kinde of learning. He yet liveth, 1631.