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Selected Poetry of Gavin Douglas (1475?-1522)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. The Aeneid (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name: Gavin
Family name: Douglas
Birth date: 1475?
Death date: September 1522
Nationality: Scottish
Family relations
          father: Archibald fifth earl of Angus
Languages
          English
          Latin
          Greek
Education
          St. Andrew's: 1489 to 1494
          University of Paris
Religion: Roman Catholic
Literary period: Renaissance
Occupation: Bishop
Residences
          East Lothian
          Forfar
          Lanark
          Perth
          Prestonkirk, Dunbar
          Monymusk, Aberdeenshire: 1496
          St. Giles, Edinburgh: 1501
          Dunkeld: 1516
Cause of death: Plague
Buried at: Hospital church of the Savoy
First RPO edition: 1996-2000