CAT POETRY OF THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD

Cats made their mark upon men’s hearts, whether for better or for worse, throughout the poetry and literature of the Early Modern Period.  John Skelton (1460-1529), a poet laureate under Henry VII and Henry VIII’s Jester, wrote a poem much like Agathias did in 550 AD entitled, Philip Sparrow.   Philip Sparrow “When I remember […]