Phineas Fletcher (1582 - 1650 / England)
English poet, elder son of Dr Giles Fletcher, and brother of Giles the younger, was born at Cranbrook, Kent, and was baptized on the 8th of April 1582.
He was admitted a scholar of Eton, and in 16oo entered King’s College, Cambridge. He graduated B.A. in 1604, and M.A. in 16o8, and was one of the contributors to Sorrow’s Joy (1603). His pastoral drama, Sicelides or Piscatory (pr. 1631)... more »
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- A Litany
- Instability of Human Greatness
- The Apollyonists - Canto 1
- The Divine Lover
- The Dying Husband's Farewell
- The Happy Shepherd