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
Abraham CowleyAbraham Cowley
1618 AD
Poet

Edward YoungEdward Young
03 July 1683
Poet

Mary SidneyMary Sidney
27 October 1561
Countess

Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLady Mary Wortley Montagu
15 May 1689
Writer

Samuel RichardsonSamuel Richardson
19 August 1689
Writer, Novelist
Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
17 July 1674
Theologian

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

Thomas BrowneThomas Browne
19 October 1605
Author

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of BuckinghamGeorge Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham
30 January 1628
Politician
John HaringtonJohn Harington
04 August 1561
English author

John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD
Writer
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

Izaak WaltonIzaak Walton
09 August 1593
Writer
Robert BurtonRobert Burton
08 February 1577
Scholar

Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567
Playwright
John EvelynJohn Evelyn
31 October 1620
Writer

Mary AstellMary Astell
12 November 1666
Writer, Philosopher, Feminist

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

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Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
18 October 1595
Author
Edmond HoyleEdmond Hoyle
1672 AD
Writer

Sir Robert FilmerSir Robert Filmer
1588 AD
Political scientist

John AubreyJohn Aubrey
12 March 1626
Antiquary

Algernon SidneyAlgernon Sidney
15 January 1623
Diplomat, Politician, Writer
Thomas OverburyThomas Overbury
18 June 1581
Poet
Thomas TraherneThomas Traherne
10 October 1636
Poet

Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD
British author

Nicholas FerrarNicholas Ferrar
22 February 1592
Scholar

Thomas ShadwellThomas Shadwell
1642 AD
Poet
Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor
15 August 1613
Author

William WycherleyWilliam Wycherley
08 April 1641
Playwright

Ralph FitchRalph Fitch
1550 AD
Explorer

George SandysGeorge Sandys
02 March 1578
Traveler

William PrynneWilliam Prynne
1600 AD
Lawyer
Richard CrashawRichard Crashaw
1612 AD
Poet

Philip HenslowePhilip Henslowe
1550 AD
Entrepreneur
John SucklingJohn Suckling
10 February 1609
Poet and dramatist

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

Samuel DanielSamuel Daniel
1562 AD
Poet
Thomas CarewThomas Carew
1595 AD
Poet

Edward Herbert, 1st Baron HerbertEdward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert
03 March 1582
Soldier
James HarringtonJames Harrington
03 January 1611
British philosopher

Francis BeaumontFrancis Beaumont
1584 AD
Dramatist

Thomas MunThomas Mun
17 June 1571
Writer

Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
1575 AD
Playwright

Charles Montagu, 1st earl of HalifaxCharles Montagu, 1st earl of Halifax
16 April 1661
Poet
John GerardJohn Gerard
1545 AD
Botanist

Richard LovelaceRichard Lovelace
09 December 1617
Poet

Edward TaylorEdward Taylor
1642 AD
Poet

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron BrookeFulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
03 October 1554
Writer
Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568
Author

William DavenantWilliam Davenant
03 March 1606
Playwright
John MarstonJohn Marston
07 October 1576
Poet

Thomas RandolphThomas Randolph
15 June 1605
Poet

Sir George EtheregeSir George Etherege
1636 AD
Dramatist
Samuel PurchasSamuel Purchas
1577 AD
Author

James ShirleyJames Shirley
18 September 1596
Dramatist
Henry MoreHenry More
12 October 1614
Philosopher

Joseph GlanvillJoseph Glanvill
1636 AD
Philosopher

Katherine PhilipsKatherine Philips
01 January 1632
Poet
George Savile, 1st Marquess of HalifaxGeorge Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax
11 November 1633
Statesman

Philip MassingerPhilip Massinger
1583 AD
English playwright
Denzil Holles, 1st Baron HollesDenzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles
31 October 1599
Statesman

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

Sir William Temple, 1st BaronetSir William Temple, 1st Baronet
25 April 1628
Statesman
Nicholas RoweNicholas Rowe
20 June 1674
Poet
Thomas OtwayThomas Otway
03 March 1652
Dramatist

Celia FiennesCelia Fiennes
07 June 1662
Traveller

Jeremy CollierJeremy Collier
23 September 1650
Theatre Critic

Richard MontaguRichard Montagu
1577 AD
Cleric
Thomas KilligrewThomas Killigrew
07 February 1612
Dramatist

William DugdaleWilliam Dugdale
12 September 1605
Antiquary

Sir Roger L'EstrangeSir Roger L'Estrange
17 December 1616
Pamphleteer

Gervase MarkhamGervase Markham
1568 AD
Poet

James HowellJames Howell
1594 AD
Historian
Delarivier ManleyDelarivier Manley
1663 AD
Author

John DaviesJohn Davies
16 April 1569
English poet and writing master
Samuel HartlibSamuel Hartlib
1600 AD
Polymath

Bulstrode WhitelockeBulstrode Whitelocke
06 August 1605
Former Lord Keeper
Ephraim ChambersEphraim Chambers
1680 AD
Encyclopaedist
Michael WigglesworthMichael Wigglesworth
18 October 1631
Minister