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Selected Poetry of Richard Corbett (1582-1635)

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

Index to poems

  1. To His Son, Vincent Corbet

Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: Richard
Family name: Corbett
Birth date: 1582
Death date: 28 July 1635
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Vincent Corbet
          wife: Alice Corbet
          son: Vincent Corbet
          daughter: Alice Corbet
          Westminster school
          Broadgates Hall
          Pembroke College, Oxford: 1597
          Christ Church, Oxford (B.A.): 1598 to 20 June 1602
          Christ Church, Oxford (M.A.) to 9 June 1605
          Chelsea College, Oxford (B.D.): 1616 to 8 May 1617
Religion: Anglican
Honour: Royal Chaplain
Literary period: Seventeenth century
Occupation: Bishop
          Cassington, Oxfordshire
          Ewell, Surrey: 1582
          London: 1619
Buried at: Norwich Cathedral
First RPO edition: 1996-2000