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Selected Poetry of Joseph Hall (1574-1656)

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. Virgidemarium (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name: Joseph
Family name: Hall
Birth date: 1 July 1574
Death date: 8 September 1656
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: John Hall
          mother: Winifred Hall
          wife: Elizabeth Hall (from 1603)
          son: George Hall
          son: Joseph Hall
          son: Robert Hall
          son: Samuel Hall
Language: English
          Grammar school at Ashby
          Emmanuel College, Cambridge (B.A.): 1589 to 1592
          Emmanuel College, Cambridge (M.A.) to 1596
          Emmanuel College, Cambridge (B.D.) to 1603
          Emmanuel College, Cambridge (D.D.) to 1612
Religion: Anglican
Literary period: Seventeenth century
Occupation: Bishop
          Waltham, Essex
          Bristow Park, Ashbury-de-la-Zouch: 1 July 1574
          Halsted, Suffolk: 1601
          Higham, near Norwich: 1647 to 8 September 1656
First RPO edition: 1996-2000