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Melchior Pudłowski (d. c. 1588)

Pudłowski, Melchior (pöd-lov’skē). A Polish poet, who died about 1588. He studied at the University of Kraków, and afterwards became secretary of King Sigismund Augustus, being noted as a defender of the Catholic religion against the Protestants. His most noted writings are: ‘Lamentation and Admonition of the Polish Republic’ (1561); ‘Dido to Æneas’; ‘An Oration for the Republic and for Religion to the Magistrates of Poland’ (1562); and ‘A Book of Trifles; That Is, Comic Poems’ (1586).