Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature (1485-1603)

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Henry VIII (1491-1547)

Sir Thomas More (1478-1535)

John Skelton (ca.1460-1529)

John Heywood (c.1497-c.1580)

Nicholas Udall (15041556)

Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder (1503-1542)

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517-1547)

Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset (1536-1608)

Sir Thomas Hoby (1530-1566)

Roger Ascham (1515-1568)

John Foxe (1516-1587)

George Gascoigne (1539-1578)

Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)

Edmund Spenser (1552-1599)

Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603)

Robert Greene (c.1560-1592)

Thomas Kyd (1558-1594)

George Peele (1558-1598)

Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) - by Terri Gray

Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford (1550-1604)

Robert Southwell (1561-1595)

Richard Hooker (1554-1600)

John Lyly (1554-1606)

Thomas Nashe (1567-1601)

Sir Walter Ralegh (1552-1618)

Thomas Hariot (1560-1621)

Anthony Munday (1560?-1633)

Thomas Campion (1567-1620)

Mary (Sidney) Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561-1621)

Samuel Daniel (1562-1619)

Michael Drayton (1563-1631)

Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke (1554-1628)

Sir John Davies (1569-1626)

Aemilia Lanyer (1569 - 1645) - by Kari McBride




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Created by Anniina Jokinen on April 3, 1996. Last Updated on August 31, 2006.