William Drummond (Drummond William)( Scottish poet)
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Biography William Drummond (Drummond William)
Born December 13, 1585 in Gotorndene, near Edinburgh, he studied at the University of Edinburgh. Although Drummond, studied law, and even continued his studies at Bourges and Paris, his true love was literature. Drummond is primarily known for excellent sonnets, brought him fame 'Scottish Petrarch'. In 1623 was published his collection of religious poems Zion Flowers (Flowers of Sion). His prose, which is considered the finest example Callitris Grove (Cypress Grove), first published under one cover with the colors of Zion in 1623, remarkably melodic. In 1632, Drummond began to write the history of Scotland (History of Scotland), which was published posthumously in 1655. Drummond died in Gotorndene December 4, 1649.