Mark Alexander Boyd

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Mark Alexander Boyd Poems

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Sonet

FRA bank to bank, fra wood to wood I rin,
   Ourhailit with my feeble fantasie;
   Like til a leaf that fallis from a tree,
Or til a reed ourblawin with the win.
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Mark Alexander Boyd Biography

a Scottish poet and soldier of fortune. He was born in Ayrshire, Scotland. His father was from Pinkell, Carrick in Ayrshire. Boyd left Scotland for France as a young man. There he studied civil law. He took part in the religious wars of the League, fighting on the Catholic side.

He had two collections of Latin poems published, in 1590 and 1592, ...

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