1687 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir Aston Cokayne

William Winstanley, Lives of the Most Famous English Poets (1687) 163.



Sir Aston Cockain laies Claim to a place in our Book, being remembered to Posterity by four Plays which he wrote, viz. The Obstinate Lady, A Comedy; Trapolin supposed a Prince, Tyrannical Government, Tragi-Comedies; and Thersites and Interlude.