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Selected Poetry of Charles Sackville, earl of Dorset (1638-1706)

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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. Song, Written at Sea

Biographical information

Given name: Charles
Family name: Sackville, earl of Dorset
Birth date: 24 January 1638
Death date: 29 January 1706
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Richard Sackville
          mother: Frances Sackville
          wife: Anne Roche Sackville (from 27 August 1704)
          wife: Mary Sackville (from 1685)
          wife: Mary Berkeley Sackville
          brother: Edward Sackville
          son: Lionel Cranfield Sackville
Language: English
Education: Private tutor
Literary period: Seventeenth century
Occupation: Member of Parliament: 1660
Residence: Bath to 29 January 1706
Buried at: Family vault at Withyham, Sussex
First RPO edition: 1997