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Selected Poetry of Thomas Sprat (1635-1713)


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 prose

  1. An Account of the Life and Writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley (1668)

Biographical information

Given name: Thomas
Family name: Sprat
Birth date: 1635
Death date: 20 May 1713
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Thomas Sprat
          wife: Helen Sprat
          son: George Sprat
          son: Thomas Sprat
Languages
          English
          Latin
          Greek
Education
          Wadham College, Oxford (B.A.): 12 November 1651 to 25 June 1654
          Wadham College, Oxford (M.A.) to 11 June 1657
          Wadham College, Oxford (B.D.) to 3 July 1669
          Wadham College, Oxford (D.D.) to 3 July 1669
Religion: Anglican
Politics: Tory
Honour: Fellow of the Royal Society: 1663
Literary period: Augustan
Occupations
          Dean
          Bishop: 2 November 1684
Residences
          London
          Beaminster, Dorset: 1635
Cause of death: Apoplexy
Buried at: St. Nicholas' chapel, Westminster Abbey
First RPO edition: 1996