The earliest known edition (c. 1553) was printed at London by William Copland; an Edinburgh edition, from the press of Henry Charteris, followed in 1 579.
An English prose romance, Helyas Knight of the Swan, translated by Robert Copland, and printed by W.
Copland about 1550, is founded on a French romance La Genealogie ...
His other works are: - The Castell of Laboure (Wynkyn de Worde, 1506), from the French of Pierre Gringoire; the Introductory to write and to pronounce Frenche (Robert Copland, 1521); The Myrrour of Good Maners (Richard Pynson, not dated), a translation of the De quatuor virtutibus of Dominicus Mancinus; Cronycle compyled in Latyn by the renowned Sallust (Richard Pynson, no date), a translation of the Bellum Jugurthinum; The Lyfe of the glorious Martyr Saynt George (R.
For many years, however, by private arrangement with his colleague Professor Copland, Hamilton taught the class o £ mathematics.