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Selected Poetry of Walter Porter (ca. 1590-1659)

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. Love in Thy Youth, Fair Maid; Be Wise

Biographical information

Given name: Walter
Family name: Porter
Birth date: ca. 1590
Death date: November 1659
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Henry Porter
Language: English
Patron: John lord Digby, first earl of Bristol
Literary period: Seventeenth century
          Gentleman of the Chapel Royal: 5 January 1616
          Master of the choristers of Westminster Abbey: 1639
Buried at: St. Margaret's Church, Westminster
First RPO edition: 1996-2000