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Selected Poetry of Sir Charles Sedley (1639?-1701)


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. Song: Love still has something of the sea
  2. To Celia

Biographical information

Given name: Sir Charles
Family name: Sedley
Birth date: 1639?
Death date: 20 August 1701
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: John Sedley
          mother: Elizabeth Sedley
          wife: Catherine Sedley (from 23 February 1657)
          brother: Henry Sedley
          brother: William Sedley
          daughter: Catharine Sedley
Languages
          English
          French
          Latin
Education: Wadham College, Oxford: 22 March 1655
Literary period: Augustan
Occupation: Member of Parliament
Residence: Aylesford, Kent: 1639
Illness: Fractured skull: January 1680
First RPO edition: 1997