Hawes, Edward (DNB00)


HAWES, EDWARD (fl. 1606), poet, was author of ‘Trayterous Percyes and Catesbyes Prosopopeia. Written by Edward Hawes, Scholler at Westminster, a Youth of sixteene yeers old,’ London, 4to, pp. 24, 1606. A dedicatory epistle in Latin is addressed to Tobias Matthew, bishop of Durham, and there are a few lines to the reader in Latin and in English, to which the signature ‘Yours, Edward Hawes,’ is appended.

[Lowndes's Bibl. Manual (Bohn), ii. 1013; Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica, p. 386.]

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