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1521 in poetry

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1521 in poetry

-- Lines 12-21, "The Tunnyng of Elynour Rummyng" by John Skelton. The poem is thought to have been first published this year.


Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

Works published

  • Anonymous, A boke of a Ghoostly fader ("A Book of a Ghostly Father"), London: Wynkyn de Worde 1520 has also been suggested as the most likely year of publication)
  • Anonymous, Christmas Carols, including "A caroll of huntynge" and "A carol bringyng in the bores heed"
  • Alexander Barclay, The Boke of Codrus and Mynalcas, the author's "Fourth Eclog" (see also Eclogues 1530, Fifth Eclogue 1518)
  • Henry Bradshaw, The Life of St. Werburgh
  • Andrew Chertsey, The Passyon of Oure Lorde, translated from French with additional verses interspersed in the text
  • Robert Copland, English:
  • Introductory poem to The Passyon of Our Lorde, London: Wynkyn de Worde
  • Introductory verse to The Myrrour & the Chyrche, London: Wynkyn de Worde
  • Marko Marulić, Judita ("Judith"), Croatian poem, a landmark in Croatian literature, printed in Venice by Guglielmo da Fontaneto on August 13, and published three times during the author's life (written in 1501)
  • John Skelton, "The Tunnyng of Elynour Rummyng", publication year uncertain (reprinted in Skelton's Certain Books 1545)
  • Births

    Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • Anne Askew born about this year, also spelled "Anne Ayscough" (died 1546), English poet and Protestant martyr who was persecuted as a heretic; the only woman on record to have been tortured in the Tower of London, before being burnt at the stake
  • Sir Thomas Chaloner the elder (died 1565), English
  • Jorge de Montemayor, year uncertain (died 1561), Portuguese novelist and poet, who wrote almost exclusively in Spanish
  • Pontus de Tyard born about this year (died 1605), French, poet and priest, a member of "La Pléiade"
  • Xu Wei (died 1593), Chinese painter, poet and dramatist
  • Deaths

    Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • May 10 – Sebastian Brant (born c.1457), German
  • References

    1521 in poetry Wikipedia

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