Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Standard Name: Breton, Nicholas
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|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Isham|
|Literary responses||Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke||
This play provoked Samuel Daniel to respond with The Tragedy of Cleopatra (published in another work in 1594), and influenced Shakespeare 's Antony and Cleopatra.
Though apparently never acted, Antonius was much admired...
Hannay, Margaret P. Philip’s Phoenix: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke. Oxford University Press, 1990. http://U of A HSS, http://U of A HSS.
|Occupation||Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke||
The Countess of Pembroke's patronage was marked by eulogies and dedications (more than thirty) from many writers, including Ben Jonson , Nicholas Breton , and Samuel Daniel . Daniel later told her elder son that...
|Textual Production||Isabella Whitney||
The British Library holds the world's only surviving copy, C. 39 b. 45; again, one cannot tell for certain whether it is a first edition or a re-issue.
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