1589 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Matthew Roydon

Thomas Nashe, in "To the Gentlemen Readers of both Universities" in Greene's Menaphon (1589) Sig. A2v.



Mathew Roydon ... hath shewed himselfe singular in the immortall Epitaph of his beloved Astrophel, besides many other most absolute comicke inventions (made more publique by everie mans praise than they can bee by my speache).