1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Patrick Gordon

Alexander Campbell, in Introduction to the History of Poetry in Scotland (1798) 108.



PATRICK GORDON, in 1615, wrote The famous history of the Valiant Bruce. This piece, doubtless possesses great merit, and shews the author to have been well acquainted with his subject. An edition of this poem was reprinted at Edinburgh 1718.