Stirling, William Alexander, Earl of (15801640)

Stirling, William Alexander, Earl of, poet, born at Menstrie, near Alloa; was for a time tutor to the family of Argyll; was the author of sonnets called “Aurora,” some curious tragedies, and an “Elegy on the Death of Prince Henry”; he was held in high honour by James VI. and followed him to London, obtained a grant of Nova Scotia, and made Secretary of State for Scotland; he has been ranked as a poet with Drummond of Hawthornden, who was his friend (15801640).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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