Bartholomew Yong

(c. 1560—1612) translator

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(1560–1612) Translator. He travelled in Spain in 1578–80, and produced translations of Guazzo (1586), Boccaccio (1587), and the Spanish romance Diana by Montemayor. His version was published in 1598, with a dedication to Lady Rich (Penelope Rich). It has been edited by J. M. Kennedy (1968).

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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