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*DELAUNE (Henry). ПATPIKON ANРON. Or, A Le-
VOL. III. PART I.
(A.) — Vpon the life and death of the most worthy, and thrise renowmed Knight, Sir Phillip Sidney:A commemoration of his worthines, contayning a briefe recapitulation of his valiant vsage and death taken, in her Maiesties seruices of the warres in
the Low-countries of Flaunders.
At London, Printed by Robert Walde-graue, dwelling without Temple-bar, n.d. 4to, blk. lett. pp. 12.
Although the gallant sir Philip Sidney died on the 17th October 1586, of the wound that he received on the field at Zutphen, his funeral did not take place in St. Paul's until the 16th February 1586-7. Numerous were the ballads, epitaphs, and other productions on his death and burial, printed about the same time, most of which are now become rare and difficult to be met with. Among others, besides an epitaph by James VI. of Scotland, and collections of verses from both Universities, may be noticed The Epitaph of Sir Philip Sydney Knight, lately Lord Governour of Flushing, by Churchyard, 4to, and George Whetstone's Tribute to the same, both printed about 1587. The present exceedingly rare poem on the death of Sidney was licensed to Robert Walde-graue the printer on the 21st February 1586-7, being only five days after the funeral of the illustrious hero, and one of the earliest productions entered to his memory. It is dedicated in a prose epistle "To the Right honorable, Sir Frauncis Walsingham Knight, princi
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