William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare   (1564 - 1616, English)
William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is ...
John Donne   (1572 - 1631, English)
John Donne was an English Jacobean poet, preacher and a major representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. His works are notable for their ...
Sir Walter Raleigh   (1552 - 1618, English)
Sir Walter Raleigh or Ralegh was a famed English writer, poet, soldier, courtier, and explorer. Raleigh is generally considered one of the foremost poets of ...
Christopher Marlowe   (1564 - 1593, English)
Christopher "Kit" Marlowe was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. The foremost Elizabethan tragedian next to William Shakespeare, he is known ...
Edmund Spenser   (1552 - 1599, English)
Edmund Spenser was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem celebrating, through fantastical allegory, the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. ...
John Skelton   (1460 - 1529, English)
John Skelton, also known as John Shelton, was an English poet. He figured in the popular imagination as an incorrigible practical joker. Exalted personages did ...
Thomas Nashe   (1567 - 1601, English)
Thomas Nashe was an English Elizabethan pamphleteer, poet and satirist.
Phillis Wheatley   (1554 - 1586, English)
Sir Philip Sidney became one of the Elizabethan Age's most prominent figures. Famous in his day in England as a poet, courtier and soldier, he ...
 
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