Sir Thomas Wyatt
's favourite ring with which he always sealed his letters was a beautiful antique gem of Julius Caesar's head cut on an agate.
Some thirty years later the picture is different; the most famous evidence is the poetry of Sir Thomas Wyatt
, a body of work that includes some two dozen English versions of poems from Petrarch's Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta, and a comparable number of translations from more recent Italian and French poets writing under Petrarch's unmistakable influence.
Joost Daalder, Sir Thomas Wyatt
: Collected Poems (London, 1975), 97: 'when a clock was constructed to celebrate the arrival of Anne of Cleves .
Harrier, The Canon of Sir Thomas Wyatt
's Poetry (Cambridge, Mass., 1975), 22.
6 Kenneth Muir, Life and Letters of Sir Thomas Wyatt
(Liverpool, 1963), 192, 196-7.
Poet who, with Sir Thomas Wyatt
(1503-42), introduced into England the styles and meters of the Italian humanist poets and so laid the foundation of a great age of English poetry.
Foxwell, A Study of Sir Thomas Wyatt
's Poems (London, 1911), 125-35.
1554 Sir Thomas Wyatt
's rebellion (Jan), followed by imprisonment of Elizabeth in the Tower (March 17th).
Charles I, for example, is shown wearing a "stiletto," the Earl of Essex a "square cut," an unknown sitter a "swallowtail," and Sir Thomas Wyatt
a "sugarloaf" (see figs.
It was introduced in England by Sir Thomas Wyatt
in the 16th century.
A more clinching passage from Gower, as it then seemed to me, is quoted on page 334 of Sir Thomas Wyatt
: A Literary Ponrait:
Early English Tudor poet, associated with Sir Thomas Wyatt
and the Earl of Surrey.