Nicknames

In Strange Newes of the intercepting certaine Letters and a Convoy of Verses, as they were going Privilie to victuall the Low Countries, his 1593 pamphlet attacking Gabriel Harvey, Thomas Nashe devised the following nicknames for the target of his matchless invective:

Gaffer Iobbernoule

Gamaliel Hobgoblin

Gilgilis Hobberdehoy

Gregory Habberdine

Gabriel Hangtelow

Timothy Tiptoes

Braggadochio Glorioso

Infractissime Pistlepragmos

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