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George Whetstone
(1544–1587)
English dramatist

WorksEdit

  • Rocke of Regarde (1576)
  • A Remembraunce of the wel imployed life and godly end of George Gaskoigne, Esquire. The report of Geor. Whetstons, gent, an eye witnes of his godly and charitable end in this world. Imprinted at London for Edward Aggas [1577]
  • Remembrance of the woorthie and well imployed life of Sir Nich. Bacon, Lord-Keeper (1579)
  • An Heptameron of Ciuill Discourses. Containing the Christmasse Exercise of Sundrie well Courted Gentlemen and Gentlewomen. In whose behauiours the better sort may see a represētation of their own virtues. And the Inferiour may learne such Rules of Ciuil Govermēt as will rase out the Blemish of their basenesse. Wherein is Renowned the Vertues of a most honourable and brave mynded gentleman (1582)
  • A Remembraunce of Sir James Dier (1583)
  • A Remembraunce of the Life, Death, and Vertues of … Thomas, Erle of Sussex (1583)
  • A Mirour for Magestrates of Cyties. Representing the Ordinaunces, Policies, and Diligence of the Noble Emperour, Alexander (surnamed) Severus to suppresse and chastise the notorious Vices noorished in Rome by the superfluous nomber of Dicing-houses, Tavarns, and common Stewes: suffred and cheerished by his beastlye Predecessour, Helyogabalus (1584)
  • Touchstone for the Time (1584)
  • A mirror of Treue Honnour and Christian Nobilitie: exposing the life and death and devine vertues of … Francis, Earl of Bedford (1585)
  • Sir Philip Sidney, his honourable life, his valiant death and true ‘vertues’ (1586–7)
  • The honorable Reputation of a Souldier. With a Morall Report, of the Vertues, Offices, and (by abuse) the Disgrace of his profession (1585)
  • The English Myrror. A Regard wherein al estates may behold the Conquests of Envy (1586)
  • The Censure of a loyall Subiect: Upon Certaine noted speach and behaviours of those fourteene notable Traitors, at the place of their executions, the xx and xxi of September last past. Wherein is handled matter of necessarye instruction for all dutifull Subjectes, especially the multitude of ignorant people (1587)

PlaysEdit

  • The right excellent and famous Historye of Promos and Cassandra: devided into two Commicall Discourses (1578) translated from Hecatomithi by Giraldi Cinthio

Works about WhetstoneEdit

 

Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.