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Of A. Barclay, written c. 1513–14, are interesting as the earliest English pastorals, anticipating Spenser. They are moral and satirical in character and are modelled upon Mantuan and the Miseriae Curialium of Piccolomini.

Subjects: Literature.


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Alexander Barclay (1475—1552) poet and clergyman


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