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#The lives of the most famous English poets, or, The honour of Parnassus in a brief essay of the works and writings of above two hundred of them, from the time of K. William the Conqueror to the reign of His present Majesty, King James II / written by William Winstanley, author of The English worthies ...#

##Winstanley, William, 1628?-1698.## The lives of the most famous English poets, or, The honour of Parnassus in a brief essay of the works and writings of above two hundred of them, from the time of K. William the Conqueror to the reign of His present Majesty, King James II / written by William Winstanley, author of The English worthies ... Winstanley, William, 1628?-1698.

##General Summary##

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This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. This Phase I text is available for reuse, according to the terms of Creative Commons 0 1.0 Universal. The text can be copied, modified, distributed and performed, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

Major revisions

  1. 2005-08 TCP Assigned for keying and markup
  2. 2005-08 Aptara Keyed and coded from ProQuest page images
  3. 2005-10 Andrew Kuster Sampled and proofread
  4. 2005-10 Andrew Kuster Text and markup reviewed and edited
  5. 2006-01 pfs Batch review (QC) and XML conversion

##Content Summary##

#####Front##### London Printed for Samuel Manship at the Black Bull in Cornhill near the Royall Exchange.

  1. TO THE WORSHIPFUL Francis Bradbury, Eſq

  2. THE PREFACE TO THE READER.

  3. The Names of the Poets Mention'd in this Book.

#####Body#####

  1. THE LIVES Of the moſt Famous Engliſh Poets, FROM WILLIAM the Conqueror, to theſe Preſent Times.

    _ The Life of ROBERT of Gloceſter.

    _ RICHARD the Hermit.

    _ JOSEPH of Exeter.

    _ MICHAEL BLAƲNPAYN.

    _ MATTHEW PARIS.

    _ WILLIAM RAMSEY.

    _ ALEXANDER NEQƲAM.

    _ ALEXANDER ESSEBIE.

    _ ROBERT BASTON.

    _ HENRY BRADSHAW.

    _ HAMILLAN.

    _ JOHN GOWER.

    _ GEOFFERY CHAƲCER.

    _ JOHN LYDGATE.

    _ JOHN HARDING.

    _ ROBERT FABIAN.

    _ JOHN SKELTON.

    _ WILLIAM LILLIE.

    _ Sir THOMAS MORE.

    _ HENRY HOWARD Earl of Surrey.

    _ Sir THOMAS WIAT the Elder.

    _ Dr. CHRISTOPHER TYE.

    _ JOHN LELAND.

    _ THOMAS CHƲRCHYARD.

    _ JOHN HIGGINS.

    _ ABRAHAM FRAƲNCE.

    _ WILLIAM WARNER.

    _ THOMAS TƲSSER.

    _ THOMAS STORER.

    _ THOMAS LODGE.

    _ ROBERT GREENE.

    _ THOMAS NASH.

    _ Sir PHILIP SIDNEY.

    _ Sir FƲLK GREƲIL.

    _ Mr. EDMOND SPENSER.

    _ Sir JOHN HARRINGTON.

    _ JOHN HEYWOOD.

    _ THOMAS HEYWOOD.

    _ GEORGE PEEL.

    _ JOHN LILLY.

    _ WILLIAM WAGER.

    _ NICHOLAS BRETON.

    _ THOMAS KID, THOMAS WATSON, &c.

    _ Sir THOMAS OVERBƲRY.

    _ Mr. MICHAEL DRAYTON.

    _ JOSHƲA SYLVESTER.

    _ Mr. SAMƲEL DANIEL.

    _ GEORGE CHAPMAN.

    _ ROBERT BARON.

    _ LODOVIC CARLISLE.

    _ JOHN FORD.

    _ ANTHONY BREWER.

    _ HENRY GLAPTHORN.

    _ JOHN DAVIS of Hereford.

    _ Doctor JOHN DONNE.

    _ Dr. RICHARD CORBET.

    _ Mr. BENJAMIN JOHNSON.

    _ FRANCIS BEAƲMONT and JOHN FLETCHER.

    _ WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR.

    _ CHRISTOPHER MARLOW.

    _ BARTON HOLYDAY.

    _ CYRIL TƲRNER.

    _ THOMAS MIDLETON.

    _ WILLIAM ROWLEY.

    _ THOMAS DECKER.

    _ JOHN MARSTON.

    _ Dr. JASPER MAIN.

    _ JAMES SHIRLEY.

    _ PHILIP MASSINGER.

    _ JOHN WEBSTER.

    _ WILLIAM BROWN.

    _ THOMAS RANDOLPH.

    _ Sir JOHN BEAƲMONT Baronet.

    _ Dr. PHILEMON HOLLAND.

    _ THOMAS GOFF.

    _ THOMAS NABBES.

    _ RICHARD BROOME.

    _ ROBERT CHAMBERLAIN.

    _ WILLIAM SAMPSON.

    _ GEORGE SANDYS, Eſquire.

    _ Sir JOHN SƲCKLING.

    _ Mr. WILLIAM HABINGTON.

    _ Mr. FRANCIS QƲARLES.

    _ Mr. PHINEAS FLETCHER.

    _ Mr. GEORGE HERBERT.

    _ Mr. RICHARD CRASHAW.

    _ Mr. WILLIAM CARTWRIGHT.

    _ Sir ASTON COCKAIN.

    _ Sir JOHN DAVIS.

    _ THOMAS MAY.

    _ CHARLES ALEYN.

    _ GEORGE WITHERS.

    _ ROBERT HERRIC.

    _ JOHN TAYLOR the Water-Poet.

    _ THOMAS RAWLINS.

    _ Mr. THOMAS CAREW.

    _ Col. RICHARD LOVELACE.

    _ ALEXANDER BROOME.

    _ Mr. JOHN CLEVELAND.

    _ HELICONIAN DEW.

    _ Sir JOHN BERKENHEAD.

    _ Dr. ROBERT WILD.

    _ Mr. ABRAHAM COWLEY.

    _ Mr. EDMOND WALLER.

    _ Sir JOHN DENHAM.

    _ Sir WILLIAM DAVENANT.

    _ Sir GEORGE WHARTON.

    _ Sir ROBERT HOWARD.

    _ WILLIAM CAVENDISH Duke of New-Caſtle

    _ Sir WILLIAM KILLIGREW.

    _ JOHN STƲDLEY.

    _ JOHN TATHAM.

    _ THOMAS JORDEN.

    _ HƲGH CROMPTON.

    _ EDMƲND PRESTWICH.

    _ PAGAN FISHER.

    _ EDWARD SHIRBƲRN, Eſq

    _ JOHN QƲARLES.

    _ JOHN MILTON.

    _ JOHN OGILBY.

    _ Sir RICHARD FANSHAW.

    _ ROGER BOILE, Lord Braghil, Earl of Orrery.

    _ THOMAS HOBBS of Malmsbury.

    _ Earl of ROCHESTER.

    _ Mr. THOMAS FLATMAN.

    _ MARTIN LƲELLIN.

    _ EDMOND FAIRFAX.

    _ HENRY KING Biſhop of Chicheſter.

    _ THOMAS MANLEY.

    _ Mr. LEWYS GRIFFIN.

    _ JOHN DAƲNCEY.

    _ RICHARD HEAD.

    _ JOHN PHILLIPS.

    _ Mr. JOHN OLDHAM.

    _ Mr. JOHN DRIDEN.

    _ Mr. ELKƲNAH SETTLE.

    _ Sir GEORGE ETHERIDGE,

    _ Mr. JOHN WILSON.

    _ Mr. THOMAS SHADWELL.

    _ THOMAS STANLEY.

    _ EDWARD PHILLIPS.

    _ Mr. THOMAS SPRAT.

    _ WILLIAM SMITH.

    _ Mr. JOHN LACEY.

    _ Mr. WILLIAM WHICHERLY.

    _ Sir ROGER L'ESTRANGE.

#####Back#####

  1. ERRATA.

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