alexander barclay

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alexander barclay

poet who won contemporary fame chiefly for his adaptation of a popular German satire, Das Narrenschiff, by Sebastian Brant, which he called The Shyp of Folys of the Worlde (first printed 1509).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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