1820 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Francis Rous the Elder

John Payne Collier, in Poetical Decameron (1820) 1:71.



ELLIOT. Are there no more of his [Charles Fitzgeoffrey's] performances extant?

MORTON. Several sermons of various dates: two on the death of Sir Anthony Rous and his wife, perhaps father and mother to Philip and Francis Rous, who prefix commendatory poems to his Drake.