Author:William Alexander (c. 1567-1640)

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William Alexander
(1570/c. 1567 – 1640)

Scottish nobleman, statesman and poet

William Alexander

Works Edit

  • The Tragedie of Darius (1603)
  • Crœsus (1604)
  • A Parænesis to the Prince (1604) (external scan)
  • Aurora (1604) (external scan)
  • The Alexandræan, a Tragedy (1605)
  • Julius Cæsar (1607)
  • Elegie on the death of Prince Henry (1612)
  • Doomes-day; or the Great Day of the Lord's Judgment (1614)
  • Encouragement to Colonies (1625)
  • Jonathan(1637), fragment of a planned larger work
  • Recreations with the Muses (1637)

Collected works Edit

  • The poetical works of Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, etc.: now first collected and edited, with memoir and notes (1870) edited by Robert Alison, in 3 vols. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)

Works about Alexander Edit


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and 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.

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