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Selected Poetry of Martin Peerson (1571?-1650)


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. Can a Maid That Is Well Bred
  2. Upon my Lap my Sovereign Sits

Biographical information

Given name: Martin
Family name: Peerson
Birth date: 1571?
Death date: 1650
Nationality: English
Language: English
Education: Lincoln College, Oxford (Mus. Bac.) to 1613
Patron: Fulke Greville
Literary period: Seventeenth century
Occupation: Master of the choristers at St. Paul's Cathedral
Residence: March, Cambridgeshire
Buried at: St. Faith's Church, under St. Paul's
First RPO edition: 1996-2000