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Poets & Playwrights

Some important Poets and Playwrights in Queen Elizabeth I's reign


William Shakespeare Christopher Marlowe

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
(1564-1616)

Wrote at least 36 Plays
154 Sonnets
Narrative Poems
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CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
(1564-1593)

Playwright & Poet
Wrote at least 6 plays
Several Poems

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Edmund Spenser Philip Sidney

EDMUND SPENSER
(c.1552-1599)

Poet
Wrote The Faerie Queene
The Shepherd's Calendar
Other Poems

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SIR PHILIP SIDNEY
(1554-1586)

Author & Poet

Wrote The Arcadia
Defence of Poetry
Several Poems

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Thomas Sackville John Lyly

THOMAS SACKVILLE
EARL OF DORSET
(1536-1608)

Playwright & Poet


Wrote Gorboduc (1561)
With Thomas Norton
Other works

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JOHN LYLY
(c.1553-1606)

Author, Playwright, Poet

Wrote Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit
Endymion, the Man in the Moon
Other Works

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Thomas Kyd BEN JONSON

THOMAS KYD
(1558-1594)

Playwright

Wrote The Spanish Tragedy
Other works

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BEN JONSON
(c.1572-1637)

Playwright & Poet

Wrote Every Man In His Humour
Other Plays, Masques, Poems

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Robert Greene Michael Drayton

ROBERT GREENE
(1558-1592)

Author, Playwright & Poet

Wrote Greene's Groats-Worth Of Wit
Many other prose works
Some plays and poems

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MICHAEL DRAYTON
(1563-1631)

Wrote Historical Poems
The Shepherd's Garland
Other Works

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