In the accounts of Christ's College for1559-1560is the entry, "Spent at Mr Stevenson's plaie, 5s."
For the argument on behalf of William Stevenson's authorship, see Henry Bradley's essay prefixed to his edition of the play in Representative English Comedies (1903).
Stevenson's well-known Memoir is a sympathetic tribute to his ability and character.
The meteoric charm of his conversation is well described in Stevenson's essay on "Talk and Talkers," under the name of Cockshot.
Stevenson's The Crusaders in the East (Cambridge, 1907)is very valuable.
Stevenson's Church Historians of England, vol.
Stevenson's Maps Illustrating the early Discovery and Exploration of America, 1502-1530 (New Brunswick, N.J., 1906).
In 1873 he first met Mr Sidney Colvin, who was to prove the closest of his friends and at last the loyal and admirable editor of his works and his correspondence; and to this time are attributed several of the most valuable friendships of Stevenson's life.
During these four years Stevenson's health, which was always bettered by life out of doors, gave him little trouble.
In this year was published Virginibus puerisque, the earliest collection of Stevenson's essays.
This did not suit him, but from March 1883 to July 1884 he was at home at a charming house called La Solitude, above Hyeres; this was in many ways to be the happiest station in the painful and hurrying pilgrimage of Stevenson's life.
In July he was brought back to England, and from this time until August 1887 Stevenson's home was at Bournemouth.
In 1885 he published, after long indecision, his volume of poems, A Child's Garden of Verses, an inferior story, The Body Snatcher, and that admirable romance, Prince Otto, in which the peculiar quality of Stevenson's style was displayed at its highest.
This, however, was a period of great physical prostration, so that 1886 and 1887 were perforce among the least productive years of Stevenson's life.
Of Stevenson's daily avocations, and of the temper of his mind through these years of romantic exile, a clear idea may be obtained by the posthumous Vailima Letters, edited by Mr Sidney Colvin in 1895.
Stevenson's other works include: Memories and Portraits (1887); The Merry Men and other Tales and Fables (1887); The Black Arrow (1888); Edinburgh: Picturesque Notes (1889); Across the Plains, with other Memories and Essays (1892), and the posthumous works, Songs of Travel and other Verses (1896), St Ives (1899), completed by Sir A.
A complete edition of Stevenson's works was issued at Edinburgh in 1894-1898.
Stevenson's Crusaders in the East (Cambridge, 1907); A.
Stevenson's edition of the Historia Britonum (English Hist.
Uniting with Stevenson's division, the conqueror followed up the pursuit, and brought the war to a close by a second victory at Argaum on the 29th of November, and the storming of Gawilghur on the 15th of December.
Other useful authorities are Joseph Stevenson's Letters and Papers illustrative of the Wars of the English in France during the Reign of Henry VI.; and Correspondence of T.
Though John Rennie had meanwhile been associated with Stevenson as consulting engineer, the structure in design and details is wholly Stevenson's work.
Stevenson's Wars of the English in France, Thomas Beckington's Correspondence, T.
Stevenson's Familiar Studies of Men and Books (1882); E.
Stevenson's various occasional sallies in verse and prose - his Fables for Grown Gentlemen (1761-1770), his Crazy Tales (1762), and his numerous skits at the political opponents of Wilkes, among whose "macaronies" he numbered himself - were collected after his death, and it is impossible to read them without being struck with their close family resemblance in spirit and turn of thought to Sterne's work, inferior as they are in literary genius.
Stevenson's Wars of the English in France (Rolls Series).
The most important contemporary sources are Stevenson's Wars of the English in France, Whethamstead's Register, and Beckington's Letters (all in Rolls Ser.), with the various London Chronicles, and the works of Waurin and Monstrelet.