John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the
Alexander PopeAlexander Pope
21 May 1688
 

John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631
poet

Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640
Playwright

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612
Poet

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672
Essayist & Poet
Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621
Poet

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569
Poet

John GayJohn Gay
30 June 1685
Dramatist & Poet
Edward YoungEdward Young
03 July 1683
Poet

Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
17 July 1674
Theologian
Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLady Mary Wortley Montagu
15 May 1689
Writer

John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and NormanbyJohn Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby
08 September 1647
Former Lord Privy Seal

Mary AstellMary Astell
12 November 1666
Writer, Philosopher, Feminist

William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of BuckinghamGeorge Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham
30 January 1628
Politician
John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD
Writer

Richard BaxterRichard Baxter
12 November 1615
Poet

Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567
Playwright

Mary SidneyMary Sidney
27 October 1561
Countess
Thomas TraherneThomas Traherne
10 October 1636
Poet

Thomas TraheyronThomas Traheyron
1636 AD
 
Richard LovelaceRichard Lovelace
09 December 1617
Poet

Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD
British author

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron BrookeFulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
03 October 1554
Writer
Edward TaylorEdward Taylor
1642 AD
Poet

Thomas OverburyThomas Overbury
18 June 1581
Poet
Richard CrashawRichard Crashaw
1612 AD
Poet

Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of DorsetThomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset
1536 AD
Poet

Thomas CarewThomas Carew
1595 AD
Poet
Charles Montagu, 1st earl of HalifaxCharles Montagu, 1st earl of Halifax
16 April 1661
Poet

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Thomas ShadwellThomas Shadwell
1642 AD
Poet
John SucklingJohn Suckling
10 February 1609
Poet and dramatist

Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568
Author

William DavenantWilliam Davenant
03 March 1606
Playwright

Samuel DanielSamuel Daniel
1562 AD
Poet
Katherine PhilipsKatherine Philips
01 January 1632
Poet
Edward Herbert, 1st Baron HerbertEdward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert
03 March 1582
Soldier

John MarstonJohn Marston
07 October 1576
Poet

Sir George EtheregeSir George Etherege
1636 AD
Dramatist

Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of LeicesterRobert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
19 November 1563
Statesman
Charles Sackville, 6th earl of DorsetCharles Sackville, 6th earl of Dorset
24 January 1638
English noble

Nicholas RoweNicholas Rowe
20 June 1674
Poet

Gervase MarkhamGervase Markham
1568 AD
Poet

John DaviesJohn Davies
16 April 1569
English poet and writing master

Charles CottonCharles Cotton
28 April 1630
Poet
George SandysGeorge Sandys
02 March 1578
Traveler

Michael WigglesworthMichael Wigglesworth
18 October 1631
Minister
Francis QuarlesFrancis Quarles
08 May 1592
Poet

John DenhamJohn Denham
1615 AD
Poet

George WitherGeorge Wither
11 June 1588
Poet
Henry CareyHenry Carey
26 August 1687
Poet

Anthony MundayAnthony Munday
1560 AD
Playwright
Richard BlackmoreRichard Blackmore
22 January 1654
Poet

Thomas D'UrfeyThomas D'Urfey
1653 AD
Writer

Phineas FletcherPhineas Fletcher
08 April 1582
Poet

John ClevelandJohn Cleveland
16 June 1613
Poet

Richard FlecknoeRichard Flecknoe
1600 AD
Author
Edward DyerEdward Dyer
30 September 1543
Courtier

John DyerJohn Dyer
1699 AD
Painter

Francis MeresFrancis Meres
30 November 1565
Author

Thomas DeloneyThomas Deloney
1543 AD
Novelist
Giles Fletcher, the ElderGiles Fletcher, the Elder
1548 AD
Poet

Robert SouthRobert South
04 September 1634
Theologian
Richard BrathwaitRichard Brathwait
1588 AD
Poet

Roger NorthRoger North
03 September 1653
Writer and Lawyer

Aaron HillAaron Hill
10 February 1685
Poet, Playwright, Essayist
Giles FletcherGiles Fletcher
1586 AD
Poet

Thomas RandolphThomas Randolph
15 June 1605
Poet
John NorrisJohn Norris
1657 AD
British priest and philosopher

John ChalkhillJohn Chalkhill
1594 AD
English poet

Sir Richard Fanshawe, 1st BaronetSir Richard Fanshawe, 1st Baronet
31 May 1608
Poet
Thomas MayThomas May
1595 AD
Poet

Nicholas BretonNicholas Breton
1545 AD
Poet
Thomas StanleyThomas Stanley
1625 AD
Poet

William CartwrightWilliam Cartwright
01 September 1611
British writer

John OldhamJohn Oldham
09 August 1653
Poet

Laurence EusdenLaurence Eusden
06 September 1688
Poet
William AlabasterWilliam Alabaster
27 February 1567
Poet
Thomas TickellThomas Tickell
17 December 1685
Writer

Josuah SylvesterJosuah Sylvester
1563 AD
Poet

Nicholas BradyNicholas Brady
28 October 1659
Author

Robert HerrickRobert Herrick
24 August 1591
Poet
Sir John Beaumont, 1st BaronetSir John Beaumont, 1st Baronet
1583 AD
Poet

William SomervilleWilliam Somerville
02 September 1675
Poet

Nicholas AmhurstNicholas Amhurst
16 October 1697
Poet

Elijah FentonElijah Fenton
20 May 1683
Poet

William BroomeWilliam Broome
1689 AD
Poet
Thomas JordanThomas Jordan
1612 AD
Poet

Edmund BoltonEdmund Bolton
1575 AD
Historian
Alexander BromeAlexander Brome
1620 AD
Poet, Translator

Edward BenlowesEdward Benlowes
12 July 1603
Poet
Sidney GodolphinSidney Godolphin
1610 AD
Poet