Puttenham, George (1529 - 1591)

Biography: 

Edmund Bolton attributed The Arte of English Poesie, published anonymously, to George Puttenham in Hypercritica (composed by Bolton in 1621, published in 1722). Puttenham was the nephew of Sir Thomas Elyot, the maker of the first Latin-English dictionary. Little else is known of Puttenham's life or works.

Given Name: 
George
Family Name: 
Puttenham
Birth Date: 
1529
Death Date: 
January1591
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brother : Richard Puttenham
father : Robert Puttenham
mother : Margery Puttenham
sister : Margery Throckmorton
wife : Elizabeth Paulet Puttenham
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First RPO Edition: 
1998