Balnaves, Henry, [note] of Halhill, one of the most distinguished Reformers, and senator of the College of
justice; was the author of a poor rhapsody in Ramsay's
Evergreen, [note] beginning
“O gallandis all, I cry and call.”
Henry Balnaves (d. 1579) Scottish reformer;
keeper of the privy seal (1542); lord of session (1563).
Allan Ramsay (1684-1758) Scottish poet, author
of the pastoral comedy, The Gentle Shepherd (1725).
Allan Ramsay, The Ever Green (1724) an anthology of older Scottish poetry, including works by
Dunbar and Henryson, edited by Ramsay.