Author:Edmund Gayton

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Edmund Gayton
(1608–1666)
English physician and hack writer.

Works[edit]

  • Chartæ Scriptæ, or a new Game at Cards call'd Play by the Booke (1645)
  • Pleasant Notes upon Don Quixot (1654)
  • Charity Triumphant, or the Virgin Hero. Exhibited 29 Oct. 1655, being the Lord Mayor's Day (1655)
  • Hymnus de Febribus (1655)
  • Will. Bagnall's Ghost, or the Merry Devil of Gadmunton in his Perambulation of the Prisons of London (1655)
  • The Art of Longevity, or A Diæteticall Institution (1659)
  • Wit Revived, or a new excellent way of Divertisement digested into most ingenious Questions and Answers (1660), under the pseudonym ‘Asdryasdust Tossoffacan.’
  • Poem upon Mr. Jacob Bobard's Yewmen of the Guards to the Physic Garden to the tune of the Counter Scuffle (1662)
  • Diegerticon ad Britanniam (1662)
  • The Religion of a Physician, or Divine Meditations on the Grand and Lesser Festivals (1663)
  • The Glorious and Living Cinque Ports of our fortunate Island twice happy in the Person of his Sacred Majestie (1666)
  • Poem written from Oxon. to Mr. Rob. Whitehall at the Wells at Astrop, Oxford (1666)
  • Glorious and Living Cinque Ports (1666)

As editor[edit]

  • Harry Martens Familiar Letters to his Lady of Delight (1663)

Works about Gayton[edit]

"Gayton, Edmund," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.


Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.