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Selected Poetry of William Browne (ca. 1590-by 1645)


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
© 2005, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Britannia's Pastorals (excerpt)


Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: William
Family name: Browne
Birth date: ca. 1590
Death date: by 1645
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Thomas Browne
Language: English
Education
          Grammar school, Tavistock
          Clifford's Inn
          Inner Temple: 1611
          Exeter College, Oxford (M.A.) to 1624
Literary period: Seventeenth century
Occupation: Tutor: 1624
Residences
          Tavistock: 1591
          Oxfordshire: 1624
          Dorking: 1640
Buried at: Dorking?
First RPO edition: 1996-2000