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Selected Poetry of Robert Henryson (1424?-1506?)


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

Lovers, be war, and tak gude heid about
Quhome that ye lufe, for quhome ye suffer paine;
I lat yow wit, thair is richt few thairout
Quhome ye may traist to have trew lufe agane:
        (The Testament of Cressida, 561-564)
  1. Robin and Malkin
  2. The Testament of Cressida (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name: Robert
Family name: Henryson
Birth date: 1424?
Death date: 1506?
Nationality: Scottish
Education: Glasgow University: 10 September 1462
Literary period: Middle English
Occupation: Schoolmaster
First RPO edition: 1996-2000