Publication details

Id: 84
Ref: STC 15435
Title: Vertue Triumphant, or A Lively Description of the Foure Vertues Cardinall: Dedicated to the Kings Majestie.
Year: 1603
Author: William Leighton
Printer: Melchisdecke Bradwood
Publisher: Matthew Lownes
Categories: James I
Notes: Author's name does not appear on title page. Dedicatory epistle is signed William Leighton. 4-page dedication addressed 'To the Right High and Mightie Prince, James, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith.' Latin epigraph on title page: 'Prima canenda venit mater prudentia rerum: | Ordine tunc sequitur mens moderata suo: | Post animus magnus: postremo munera dico | Justitiae, per quam nectitur orbis amor.' Entered into the Stationer's register 4 July 1603. A knighthood followed for Leighton on 23 July [see ODNB].
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