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  • Title: Albion's England (Selection)
  • Author: William Warner
  • Editor: Michael Best
  • Textual editor: Eric Rasmussen
  • Coordinating editor: Michael Best

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    Author: William Warner
    Editor: Michael Best
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    Albion's England (Selection)

    William Warner was a poet and translator of Latin classics, best known for his long poem on chronicling the history of England, Albion's England. It was first published in 1586, and was subsequently expanded and published in six editions, the last appearing in 1612. This version is modernized from the text published in Geoffrey Bullough's Narrative and Dramatic Souces of Shakespeare, checked with the edition of 1586 available from Early English Books Online.