Scope and Contents
This volume contains the poetic works of Alexander Montgomerie, Scottish Jacobean courtier and poet, he was one of the principal members of the Castalian Band.
Montgomerie’s poetic output of over 100 pieces is mostly known from this volume, known as the Ker manuscript. Margaret Ker was the daughter of John Lord Herries of Newbattle Abbey, who was a neighbour of William Drummond of Hawthornden.
Late 16th century