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Selected Poetry of Fulke Greville, Baron Brooke (1554-1628)

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

We that are bound by vows and by promotion,
With pomp of holy sacrifice and rites,
To teach belief in good and still devotion,
To preach of heaven's wonders and delights:
Yet when each of us in his own heart looks
He finds the God there far unlike his books.
  1. Caelica: Sonnet 22
  2. Mustapha

Biographical information

Given name: Fulke
Family name: Greville
Title: Baron Brooke
Birth date: 1554
Death date: 30 September 1628
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Fulke Greville
          mother: Ann Greville
          Shrewsbury School: 17 October 1564
          Jesus College, Cambridge: 20 May 1568
Literary period: Seventeenth century
          Member of Parliament: 1592 to 1620
Residence: Beauchamp Court, Warwickshire: 1554
Cause of death: Murder
Buried at: St. Mary's Church, Warwick