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Selected Poetry of John Cleveland (1613-1658)

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. On the Memory of Mr. Edward King, Drown'd in the Irish Seas

Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: John
Family name: Cleveland
Birth date: June 1613
Death date: 29 April 1658
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Thomas Cleveland
          Hinckley, Rev. Richard Vynes
          Christ's College, Cambridge (B.A.): 4 September 1627 to 1631
          St. John's College (M.A.): 27 March 1634 to 1635
          Oxford (M.A.) to 1637
Religion: Presbyterian
Politics: Royalist
Literary period: Seventeenth century
          Minister: 1621
          Gray's Inn
          Loughborough, Leicestershire: June 1613
Cause of death: Fever
Buried at: St. Michael Royal on College Hill churchyard
First RPO edition: 1996 -2000