Michael Drayton

Standard Name: Drayton, Michael


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Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Thimelby
Her father, Sir Walter Aston , patron of Michael Drayton , was British Ambassador to Spain 1620-5 and 1635-8. He was created a baron in 1627. During one of his periods in Spain he became...
Family and Intimate relationships Bathsua Makin
Her father, Henry Reginald , was a schoolmaster in the parish of St Mary Axe, London, an author, and a friend of the poet Michael Drayton . He was reasonably prosperous, intellectually active, and...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Jacson
Chapters are headed with a lavish array of quotations. Among the better-known authors are Ariosto (in the original), Shakespeare , Drayton , Milton , Pope (on the title-page), Young , Gray , Collins , Johnson
Publishing A. Mary F. Robinson
She had already published an essay on Michael Drayton in the same magazine earlier that year, in July. She contributed essays and fiction to several other periodicals, including Fraser's Magazine, the Fortnightly Review,...
Textual Features Alexander Pope
These two poems celebrate passionate love and loss experienced by fictional women, victimised by an unfeeling world; the first is a tour de force of ventriloquism, as Pope persuasively adopts a female voice. Pope's Eloisa...


12 October 1597: Michael Drayton's England's Heroicall Epistles...

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12 October 1597

Michael Drayton 's England's Heroicall Epistles was entered in the Stationers' Register ; it appeared the same year.


Drayton, Michael. Minor Poems of Michael Drayton. Editor Brett, Cyril, Clarendon Press, 1907.