1592 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Abraham Fraunce

Gabriel Harvey, in Foure Letters and Certaine Sonnets (1592); Allibone, Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1858-71; 1882) 1:635.



I cordially recommend to the dear lovers of the Muses, and namely to the professed sonnes of the same, Edmond Spencer, Richard Stanihurst, Abraham Fraunce, Thomas Watson, Samuell Daniel, Thomas Nashe, and the rest, whom I affectionately thancke for their studious endevours commendably employed in the enriching and polishing their native tongue.