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
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

Abraham CowleyAbraham Cowley
1618 AD
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

Edward WinslowEdward Winslow
18 October 1595
Author
Samuel RichardsonSamuel Richardson
19 August 1689
Writer, Novelist

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

John HaringtonJohn Harington
04 August 1561
English author

Thomas BrowneThomas Browne
19 October 1605
Author
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

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

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

Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567
Playwright

John VanbrughJohn Vanbrugh
24 January 1664
Architect
Robert BurtonRobert Burton
08 February 1577
Scholar

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Mary SidneyMary Sidney
27 October 1561
Countess
Edmond HoyleEdmond Hoyle
1672 AD
Writer

Nicholas FerrarNicholas Ferrar
22 February 1592
Scholar

Sir Robert FilmerSir Robert Filmer
1588 AD
Political scientist

John AubreyJohn Aubrey
12 March 1626
Antiquary
Thomas TraherneThomas Traherne
10 October 1636
Poet
Thomas TraheyronThomas Traheyron
1636 AD
 

Algernon SidneyAlgernon Sidney
15 January 1623
Diplomat, Politician, Writer

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

Thomas MunThomas Mun
17 June 1571
Writer

Edward TaylorEdward Taylor
1642 AD
Poet

Thomas OverburyThomas Overbury
18 June 1581
Poet

Jeremy TaylorJeremy Taylor
15 August 1613
Author
William PrynneWilliam Prynne
1600 AD
Lawyer

James HarringtonJames Harrington
03 January 1611
British philosopher
Ralph FitchRalph Fitch
1550 AD
Explorer

William WycherleyWilliam Wycherley
08 April 1641
Playwright

Richard CrashawRichard Crashaw
1612 AD
Poet
Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of DorsetThomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset
1536 AD
Poet

John GerardJohn Gerard
1545 AD
Botanist
Thomas CarewThomas Carew
1595 AD
Poet

Charles Montagu, 1st earl of HalifaxCharles Montagu, 1st earl of Halifax
16 April 1661
Poet

Thomas ShadwellThomas Shadwell
1642 AD
Poet

John SucklingJohn Suckling
10 February 1609
Poet and dramatist

Henry WottonHenry Wotton
30 March 1568
Author
Francis BeaumontFrancis Beaumont
1584 AD
Dramatist

Joseph GlanvillJoseph Glanvill
1636 AD
Philosopher

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

Henry MoreHenry More
12 October 1614
Philosopher

Philip HenslowePhilip Henslowe
1550 AD
Entrepreneur
Denzil Holles, 1st Baron HollesDenzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles
31 October 1599
Statesman

James ShirleyJames Shirley
18 September 1596
Dramatist
Thomas HeywoodThomas Heywood
1575 AD
Playwright

George Savile, 1st Marquess of HalifaxGeorge Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax
11 November 1633
Statesman

Samuel PurchasSamuel Purchas
1577 AD
Author
Philip MassingerPhilip Massinger
1583 AD
English playwright

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

Richard MontaguRichard Montagu
1577 AD
Cleric
Sir William Temple, 1st BaronetSir William Temple, 1st Baronet
25 April 1628
Statesman
Thomas KilligrewThomas Killigrew
07 February 1612
Dramatist

Gervase MarkhamGervase Markham
1568 AD
Poet

William DugdaleWilliam Dugdale
12 September 1605
Antiquary

Celia FiennesCelia Fiennes
07 June 1662
Traveller
James HowellJames Howell
1594 AD
Historian

Thomas OtwayThomas Otway
03 March 1652
Dramatist

Bulstrode WhitelockeBulstrode Whitelocke
06 August 1605
Former Lord Keeper

John DaviesJohn Davies
16 April 1569
English poet and writing master

Sir Charles Sedley, 5th BaronetSir Charles Sedley, 5th Baronet
05 March 1639
Writer
John EliotJohn Eliot
11 April 1592
Statesman

Sir Roger L'EstrangeSir Roger L'Estrange
17 December 1616
Pamphleteer
Samuel HartlibSamuel Hartlib
1600 AD
Polymath

Charles CottonCharles Cotton
28 April 1630
Poet
George SandysGeorge Sandys
02 March 1578
Traveler
Jeremy CollierJeremy Collier
23 September 1650
Theatre Critic