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Selected Poetry of John Fletcher (1579-1625)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Care-charming Sleep
  2. Hence, all you vain delights
  3. Lay a garland on my hearse (co-authored with Francis Beaumont)

Biographical information

Given name: John
Family name: Fletcher
Birth date: December 1579
Death date: August 1625
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Richard Fletcher
          mother: Elizabeth Fletcher
Language: English
Education: Bene't (Corpus) College, Cambridge: 15 October 1591
Literary period: Seventeenth century
          Bankside, Southwark
          Rye, Sussex: December 1579
Cause of death: Plague
Buried at: St. Saviour's Southwark
First RPO edition: 1996-2000