Mark Alexander Boyd

A Mad Desire


Mark Alexander Boyd: sixteenth-century Scottish poet, scholar, soldier and adventurer, best known today for his sonnet 'Fra bank to bank, fra wood to wood I rin'. Relatively little is known about Boyd, and still less is available on the Internet. This small site hopes to be a stop for those seeking to learn about this colourful literary figure.

This site is also the Mark Alexander Boyd fanlisting. As defined by The Fanlistings, a fanlisting is an index of Internet users from all over the world who share enthusiasm for a subject. All those interested in the work of Boyd are invited to add their names.

Fanlisting Statistics

Updated: 04 November 2012.
Number of members: 7, with 170 applications pending.