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Selected Poetry of John Lyly (1554-1606)

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. Cupid and my Campaspe play'd

Biographical information

Given name: John
Family name: Lyly
Birth date: 1554
Death date: November 1606
Nationality: English
Family relations
          son: Frances Lyly
          son: John Lyly
          son: John Lyly
          Magdalen College, Oxford (B.A.): 8 October 1571 to 27 April 1573
          Magdalen College, Oxford (M.A.) to 1 June 1575
          Cambridge (M.A.) to 1579
Patron: Earl of Oxford
Literary period: Renaissance
Occupation: Member of Parliament: 1589
          Weald of Kent: 1554
          London: 1579
Buried at: Church of St. Bartholomew-the-Less
First RPO edition: 1997