William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
26 April 1564
Writer
Christopher MarloweChristopher Marlowe
26 February 1564
Playwright, Poet

John DonneJohn Donne
22 January 1572
Poet, lawyer, satirist

Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

Edmund SpenserEdmund Spenser
1552 AD
Poet

George HerbertGeorge Herbert
03 April 1593
Poet
Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569
Poet

Henry Howard, Earl of SurreyHenry Howard, Earl of Surrey
1517 AD
Politician

Anne AskewAnne Askew
1521 AD
poet
Philip SidneyPhilip Sidney
30 November 1554
Poet

Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567
Playwright
Thomas MiddletonThomas Middleton
18 April 1580
Playwright, Poet, Writer

John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD
Writer

Michael DraytonMichael Drayton
1563 AD
Poet, Writer

Thomas LodgeThomas Lodge
1558 AD
Writer

Thomas OverburyThomas Overbury
18 June 1581
Poet
Fulke Greville, 1st Baron BrookeFulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
03 October 1554
Writer

Samuel DanielSamuel Daniel
1562 AD
Poet

Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568
Author

Gervase MarkhamGervase Markham
1568 AD
Poet
Thomas TusserThomas Tusser
1524 AD
Author, Writer

John Davies (poet)John Davies (poet)
16 April 1569
Poet
John MarstonJohn Marston
07 October 1576
Poet

George WitherGeorge Wither
11 June 1588
Poet

Francis QuarlesFrancis Quarles
08 May 1592
Poet
George SandysGeorge Sandys
02 March 1578
Traveler

Anthony MundayAnthony Munday
1560 AD
Playwright
Francis MeresFrancis Meres
30 November 1565
Author

Phineas FletcherPhineas Fletcher
08 April 1582
Poet

Edward DyerEdward Dyer
30 September 1543
Courtier
Thomas DeloneyThomas Deloney
1543 AD
Novelist

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Thomas Vaux, 2nd Baron Vaux of HarrowdenThomas Vaux, 2nd Baron Vaux of Harrowden
25 April 1509
Poet
Giles Fletcher, the ElderGiles Fletcher, the Elder
1548 AD
Poet

Thomas ChurchyardThomas Churchyard
1520 AD
Author

Richard BrathwaitRichard Brathwait
1588 AD
Poet

William AlabasterWilliam Alabaster
27 February 1567
Poet
Thomas MayThomas May
1595 AD
Poet
Josuah SylvesterJosuah Sylvester
1563 AD
Poet

Robert HerrickRobert Herrick
24 August 1591
Poet

Edmund BoltonEdmund Bolton
1575 AD
Historian

Sir John Beaumont, 1st BaronetSir John Beaumont, 1st Baronet
1583 AD
Poet
Arthur BrookeArthur Brooke
Poet

Edward Herbert, 1st Baron HerbertEdward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert
03 March 1582
Soldier