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

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672
Essayist & Poet

Andrew MarvellAndrew Marvell
31 March 1621
Poet
Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612
Poet

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569
Poet

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

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

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of BuckinghamGeorge Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham
30 January 1628
Politician

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

Richard BaxterRichard Baxter
12 November 1615
Poet

John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD
Writer
Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567
Playwright

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

Mary SidneyMary Sidney
27 October 1561
Countess

Richard LovelaceRichard Lovelace
09 December 1617
Poet
Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD
British author

Thomas TraherneThomas Traherne
10 October 1636
Poet
Mary AstellMary Astell
12 November 1666
Writer, Philosopher, Feminist

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

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron BrookeFulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
03 October 1554
Writer
Thomas CarewThomas Carew
1595 AD
Poet

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

Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568
Author

Thomas ShadwellThomas Shadwell
1642 AD
Poet
Edward TaylorEdward Taylor
1642 AD
Poet

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Samuel DanielSamuel Daniel
1562 AD
Poet
Charles CottonCharles Cotton
28 April 1630
Poet

Gervase MarkhamGervase Markham
1568 AD
Poet

Katherine PhilipsKatherine Philips
01 January 1632
Poet

Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of LeicesterRobert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
19 November 1563
Statesman
John Davies (poet)John Davies (poet)
16 April 1569
Poet
Anthony MundayAnthony Munday
1560 AD
Playwright

John MarstonJohn Marston
07 October 1576
Poet

George SandysGeorge Sandys
02 March 1578
Traveler

Francis QuarlesFrancis Quarles
08 May 1592
Poet
George WitherGeorge Wither
11 June 1588
Poet

Richard BlackmoreRichard Blackmore
22 January 1654
Poet

Robert SouthRobert South
04 September 1634
Theologian

John DyerJohn Dyer
1699 AD
Painter

Michael WigglesworthMichael Wigglesworth
18 October 1631
Minister
Phineas FletcherPhineas Fletcher
08 April 1582
Poet

Francis MeresFrancis Meres
30 November 1565
Author
John DaviesJohn Davies
16 April 1569
English poet and writing master

John ClevelandJohn Cleveland
16 June 1613
Poet

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

Richard BrathwaitRichard Brathwait
1588 AD
Poet
Giles Fletcher, the ElderGiles Fletcher, the Elder
1548 AD
Poet

Richard FlecknoeRichard Flecknoe
1600 AD
Author

Sir Richard Fanshawe, 1st BaronetSir Richard Fanshawe, 1st Baronet
31 May 1608
Poet

Giles FletcherGiles Fletcher
1586 AD
Poet

Thomas MayThomas May
1595 AD
Poet
Thomas TickellThomas Tickell
17 December 1685
Writer

Aaron HillAaron Hill
10 February 1685
Poet, Playwright, Essayist

Laurence EusdenLaurence Eusden
06 September 1688
Poet

Nicholas BretonNicholas Breton
1545 AD
Poet
William AlabasterWilliam Alabaster
27 February 1567
Poet

Edward BenlowesEdward Benlowes
12 July 1603
Poet
Robert HerrickRobert Herrick
24 August 1591
Poet

Thomas RandolphThomas Randolph
15 June 1605
Poet

Nicholas BradyNicholas Brady
28 October 1659
Author
Elijah FentonElijah Fenton
20 May 1683
Poet

Josuah SylvesterJosuah Sylvester
1563 AD
Poet
Nicholas RoweNicholas Rowe
20 June 1674
Poet

Henry CareyHenry Carey
26 August 1687
Poet

Sir John Beaumont, 1st BaronetSir John Beaumont, 1st Baronet
1583 AD
Poet
Nicholas AmhurstNicholas Amhurst
16 October 1697
Poet

Thomas JordanThomas Jordan
1612 AD
Poet
Edmund BoltonEdmund Bolton
1575 AD
Historian

John ChalkhillJohn Chalkhill
1594 AD
English poet

John NorrisJohn Norris
1657 AD
British priest and philosopher

William BroomeWilliam Broome
1689 AD
Poet
Alexander BromeAlexander Brome
1620 AD
Poet, Translator
William CartwrightWilliam Cartwright
01 September 1611
British writer

John DenhamJohn Denham
1615 AD
Poet

Roger NorthRoger North
03 September 1653
Writer and Lawyer

William SomervilleWilliam Somerville
02 September 1675
Poet
John SucklingJohn Suckling
10 February 1609
Poet and dramatist

John OldhamJohn Oldham
09 August 1653
Poet

Sidney GodolphinSidney Godolphin
1610 AD
Poet

Sir George EtheregeSir George Etherege
1636 AD
Dramatist

Edward Herbert, 1st Baron HerbertEdward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert
03 March 1582
Soldier
Charles Montagu, 1st earl of HalifaxCharles Montagu, 1st earl of Halifax
16 April 1661
Poet

Charles Sackville, 6th earl of DorsetCharles Sackville, 6th earl of Dorset
24 January 1638
English noble
Thomas D'UrfeyThomas D'Urfey
1653 AD
Writer

Thomas TraheyronThomas Traheyron
1636 AD