Edward Fairfax

(c. 1568—1633) translator

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Yorkshire scholar and gentleman, remembered for his translation of Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered as Godfrey of Boulogne Done into English Heroical Verse (1600). An edition by K. M. Lea and T. M. Gang was published in 1981.


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