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1575 in poetry

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1575 in poetry

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


Great Britain

  • Nicholas Breton, A Small Handful of Fragrant Flowers
  • Thomas Churchyard, The Firste Parte of Churchyardes Chippes, some prose but mostly poetry; in part, it recounts how Queen Elizabeth was received by the city of Bristow
  • George Gascoigne, The Posies of George Gascoigne Esquire, the second, very expanded edition of A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres 1573; includes "The Fruits of Warre" (the author's longest poem}) and "Certayne Notes of Instruction Concerning the Making of Verse or Ryme in English" (see also The Whole Woorkes 1587)
  • John Rolland, The Court of Venus
  • Other

  • Philippe Desportes, an edition of his works; France
  • Veronica Franco, Terze rime; Italian
  • Births

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

  • August 14 – Robert Hayman (died 1629) poet, colonist and Proprietary Governor of Bristol's Hope colony in Newfoundland; his book, ''Qvodlibets ("What you will"), published in 1628, is the first book of English poetry written in what would become Canada.
  • Also:
  • Edmund Bolton (died c. 1633), English historian and poet, born this year by his own account
  • Cyril Tourneur (died 1626), English playwright and poet
  • Sir William Vaughan, "Orpheus junior" (died 1641), Welsh writer, poet and colonial investor
  • Henry Willobie (died 1596), English
  • Deaths

  • April 10 (buried) – Anna Bijns (born 1493), Dutch
  • August 14 – Diego Hurtado de Mendoza (born 1503), Spanish
  • Also:
  • Giovanni Battista Pigna (born 1530), Italian, Latin-language poet
  • William Stevenson (born 1530), English poet, author and clergyman; presumed playwright
  • References

    1575 in poetry Wikipedia

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