"William Dunbar" was a Scotland/Scottish makar poet active in the late fifteenth century and the early sixteenth century. He was closely associated with the court of King James IV/James IV of Scotland and produced a large body of work in Scots Language/Scots distinguished by its great variation in themes and literary styles. He was probably a native of East Lothian, as assumed from a satirical reference in the Flyting of Dunbar and Kennedie where it is also hinted that he was a member of the noble house of Dunbar. His surname is often written as Dumbar.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More William Dunbar on Wikipedia.