Publication details

Id: 95
Ref: STC 18513.5
Title: Atropoion Delion, or, The death of Delia: With the Teares of her Funerall. A Poeticall Excusive Discourse of our late Eliza.
Year: 1603
Author: Thomas Newton
Publisher: William Jones Jnr.
Categories: Poetry
Elizabeth I
Notes: Printed for W. Johnes; William Jones Jnr. from BBTI. Attributed to T.N.G. on title page. Dedicatory epistle to the Countess of Derby signed Tho. Newton. Latin motto on title page: 'Quis eius oblitus'. 3 dedicatory poems addressed to Ladies Anne, Francis and Elizabeth Stanley, the three daughters of Ferdinando Stanley, Lord Strange [ODNB]. Main poem is a pastoral dialogue about the death of Elizabeth I. No mention is made of James I. For discussion, see Dennis Kay, 'Melodious Tears: The English Funeral Elegy from Spenser to Milton' (Oxford, 1990), pp. 86-87.
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