John MiltonJohn Milton
09 December 1608
Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the
Daniel DefoeDaniel Defoe
13 September 1660
Trader

Alexander PopeAlexander Pope
21 May 1688
 

John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631
poet

John BunyanJohn Bunyan
28 November 1628
Writer, Preacher

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

Abraham CowleyAbraham Cowley
1618 AD
Poet

Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLady Mary Wortley Montagu
15 May 1689
Writer

Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
17 July 1674
Theologian

Samuel RichardsonSamuel Richardson
19 August 1689
Writer, Novelist
Thomas BrowneThomas Browne
19 October 1605
Author

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

John EvelynJohn Evelyn
31 October 1620
Writer
Izaak WaltonIzaak Walton
09 August 1593
Writer

Richard BaxterRichard Baxter
12 November 1615
Poet
Richard HakluytRichard Hakluyt
1553 AD
Writer

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

John VanbrughJohn Vanbrugh
24 January 1664
Architect
Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
18 October 1595
Author

Algernon SidneyAlgernon Sidney
15 January 1623
Diplomat, Politician, Writer

Edmond HoyleEdmond Hoyle
1672 AD
Writer
John AubreyJohn Aubrey
12 March 1626
Antiquary

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Mary SidneyMary Sidney
27 October 1561
Countess
John GerardJohn Gerard
1545 AD
Botanist

Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor
15 August 1613
Author

Richard LovelaceRichard Lovelace
09 December 1617
Poet

Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD
British author
Thomas TraherneThomas Traherne
10 October 1636
Poet
Philip MassingerPhilip Massinger
1583 AD
English playwright

William DavenantWilliam Davenant
03 March 1606
playwright, poet, writer

William WycherleyWilliam Wycherley
08 April 1641
Playwright

Mary AstellMary Astell
12 November 1666
Writer, Philosopher, Feminist
Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of DorsetThomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset
1536 AD
Poet

Francis BeaumontFrancis Beaumont
1584 AD
Dramatist

Ephraim ChambersEphraim Chambers
1680 AD
Encyclopaedist

Thomas OtwayThomas Otway
03 March 1652
Dramatist

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

Samuel PurchasSamuel Purchas
1577 AD
Author
Ralph FitchRalph Fitch
1550 AD
Explorer

Richard CrashawRichard Crashaw
1612 AD
Poet

Thomas OverburyThomas Overbury
18 June 1581
Poet
Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
1575 AD
Playwright

Henry MoreHenry More
12 October 1614
Philosopher
William PrynneWilliam Prynne
1600 AD
Lawyer

Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568
Author

Thomas ShadwellThomas Shadwell
1642 AD
Poet

Edward TaylorEdward Taylor
1642 AD
Poet

Philip HenslowePhilip Henslowe
1550 AD
Entrepreneur
Samuel DanielSamuel Daniel
1562 AD
Poet

Nicholas FerrarNicholas Ferrar
22 February 1592
Scholar

Thomas MunThomas Mun
17 June 1571
Writer

Charles CottonCharles Cotton
28 April 1630
Poet
James ShirleyJames Shirley
18 September 1596
Dramatist

Joseph GlanvillJoseph Glanvill
1636 AD
Philosopher
George Savile, 1st Marquess of HalifaxGeorge Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax
11 November 1633
Statesman

Gervase MarkhamGervase Markham
1568 AD
Poet

Bulstrode WhitelockeBulstrode Whitelocke
06 August 1605
Former Lord Keeper
William DugdaleWilliam Dugdale
12 September 1605
Antiquary

James HowellJames Howell
1594 AD
Historian
Thomas KilligrewThomas Killigrew
07 February 1612
Dramatist

Katherine PhilipsKatherine Philips
01 January 1632
Poet

Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of LeicesterRobert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester
19 November 1563
Statesman
Jeremy CollierJeremy Collier
23 September 1650
Theatre Critic

John Davies (poet)John Davies (poet)
16 April 1569
Poet
Sir William Temple, 1st BaronetSir William Temple, 1st Baronet
25 April 1628
Statesman

Celia FiennesCelia Fiennes
07 June 1662
Traveller

Richard MontaguRichard Montagu
1577 AD
Cleric

Anthony MundayAnthony Munday
1560 AD
Playwright
John MarstonJohn Marston
07 October 1576
Poet
Denzil Holles, 1st Baron HollesDenzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles
31 October 1599
Statesman

Samuel HartlibSamuel Hartlib
1600 AD
Polymath

George SandysGeorge Sandys
02 March 1578
Traveler

Francis QuarlesFrancis Quarles
08 May 1592
Poet
Francis AtterburyFrancis Atterbury
06 March 1663
Bishop

Sir Charles Sedley, 5th BaronetSir Charles Sedley, 5th Baronet
05 March 1639
Writer

George WitherGeorge Wither
11 June 1588
Poet

Delarivier ManleyDelarivier Manley
1663 AD
Author

Nathan FieldNathan Field
17 October 1587
Dramatist
Richard BlackmoreRichard Blackmore
22 January 1654
Poet

Robert SouthRobert South
04 September 1634
Theologian
Eustace BudgellEustace Budgell
19 August 1686
Author

Gabriel HarveyGabriel Harvey
1552 AD
Writer
George Carew, 1st Earl of TotnesGeorge Carew, 1st Earl of Totnes
29 May 1555
Author
John DyerJohn Dyer
1699 AD
Painter