Gervase Markham

(1568—1637) author

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wrote on country pursuits, the art of war, and horsemanship; also plays and poems. His works include A Discource of Horsmanshippe (1593), Cavelarice, or the English Horseman (1607), Markham's Methode or Epitome (?1616), and Markhams Faithful Farrier (1629). Other works include A Way to Get Wealth (1623) on country occupations, a poem about Sir Richard Grenville (1595), and The English Arcadia (1607, prose).

Subjects: Literature.

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