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Selected Poetry of William Dunbar (1456?-1513?)

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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

In medicyne the most practicianis,
Lechis, surrigianis, and phisicianis,
Thame self fra ded may not supple;
Timor mortis conturbat me.
        (Lament For The Makers, 41-44)
  1. Lament For The Makers
  2. To the City of London

Biographical information

Given name: William
Family name: Dunbar
Birth date: 1456?
Death date: 1513?
Nationality: Scottish
Education: St. Andrews University (M.A.): 1475 to 1479
Religion: Roman Catholic
Literary period: Renaissance
          Franciscan Monk
          Court poet
Residence: East Lothian: 1456
First RPO edition: 1996-2000