The only notable exception is Robert Henryson
, who in his The Testament of Cresseid does not mention Troilus's untimely death (Boitani 4).
It contains pieces by Robert Henryson
and William Dunbar, together with material from the English author John Lydgate and others.
There is a veiled irony when one considers that Troilus dies indeed in the fifth book of Chaucer's Troilus only to be resurrected by Robert Henryson
in true sequel tradition for his Testament.
The 183 leaves of the folio and the 138 leaves of the quarto also contain a selection of works by Robert Henryson
, William Dunbar, Gawin Douglas, and other important poets of the period.
DUNFERMLINE: Cairneyhill, Dalgety Bay, Inzievar, Lynburn, Park Road, St John's, St Leonard's, St Margaret's, Townhill, Blairhall, Crombie, Holy Name, Limekilns, Milesmark, Pittencrieff, Wellwood, Headwell, Robert Henryson
The best known are Robert Henryson
, William Dunbar, Gawin Douglas, and Sir David Lyndsay; the group is sometimes expanded to include James I of Scotland and Harry the Minstrel (Blind Harry).
4) See also Selections from the Poems of Robert Henryson
These range from fables in the manner of Aesop to the work of Robert Henryson
in Early Modern England.
xiii; on the use of fables as medieval school-texts, see Robert Henryson
, Moral Fables, ed.
He soon established a reputation as a prolific composer of verse in both English and Scots; and, by collecting and publishing poems by Robert Henryson
, William Dunbar, and other late medieval Scottish writers, he made certain of their survival.
complained that "fals titlaris (talebearers) now growis vp full rank (abundant).