1847 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Henry Peacham

Edward Farr, in Select Poetry, chiefly sacred, of the Reign of King James the First (1847) xxxii.



HENRY PEACHAM, Master of Arts, published in 1612 a work entitled "Minerva Britanna, or a Garden of Heroical Devises, furnished and adorned with Emblemes and Impresas of sundry natures, newly devised, and moralized, and published." Posterior to the reign of King James, Peacham wrote "The Valley of Varietie: or Discourse fitting for the Times, containing very learned and rare passages out of antiquitie, philosophy, and history."