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Selected Poetry of George Gascoigne (ca. 1534-1577)


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. And If I Did, What Then?
  2. Fie, Pleasure, Fie!
  3. Gascoigne's Lullaby
  4. The Steel Glass (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name: George
Family name: Gascoigne
Birth date: ca. 1534
Death date: 7 October 1577
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: John Gascoigne
          mother: Margaret Gascoigne
          wife: Elizabeth Gascoigne (from 1568)
          son: William Gascoigne
Languages
          English
          French
          Italian
          Dutch
Education
          Trinity College, Cambridge
          Middle Temple: 1548
          Gray's Inn: 1555
Patron: Arthur lord Grey de Wilton
Literary period: Renaissance
Occupation: Member of Parliament: 1557
Residences
          Bedfordshire
          Walthamstow
          Westmoreland: 1525
Buried at: Whetstone family vault, Bernack, near Stamford
First RPO edition: 1998-2000