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Selected Poetry of John Hoskyns (1566-1638)


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. Absence, Hear thou my Protestation

Biographical information

Given name: John
Family name: Hoskyns
Birth date: 1566
Death date: 27 August 1638
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: John Hoskins
          mother: Margery Hoskins
          wife: Benedicta Hoskins (from 1 August 1601)
          brother: John Hoskins
          son: Bennet Hoskins
          daughter: Benedicta Hoskins
Languages
          English
          Latin
          Greek
Education
          Westminster School
          Winchester College: 1579
          New College, Oxford (B.A.): 5 March 1584 to 1588
          New College, Oxford (M.A.) to 26 February 1591
          Middle Temple: 1601
Literary period: Seventeenth century
Occupations
          Teacher
          Lawyer
Residences
          Monnington-upon-Wye, Llanwarne, Herefordshire: 1566
          Somerset: 1592
          Tower of London: 7 July 1614 to 1615
Buried at: South side of the choir, Abbey Dore, Herefordshire
First RPO edition: 1997