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Lord Stirling William Alexander

(1567—1640) poet and politician


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(?1567–1640),

Scottish poet, courtier, and friend of Drummond of Hawthornden. His chief poetical works are a collection of songs and sonnets, Aurora (1604), a long poem on Doomsday (1614), and four tragedies on Darius, Croesus, Alexander, and Caesar.

Subjects: Regional and National History — Literature.


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