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
Philip SidneyPhilip Sidney
30 November 1554
Poet

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

Anne AskewAnne Askew
1521 AD
poet

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569
Poet
John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD
Writer

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

Michael DraytonMichael Drayton
1563 AD
Poet, Writer

Thomas TusserThomas Tusser
1524 AD
Author, Writer