Author:Cyril Tourneur

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Cyril Tourneur

English dramatist


  • The Transformed Metamorphosis (1600), an obscure satire
  • The Revenger's Tragedy (1607), doubtful attributed to Tourneur - now generally believed to be by Thomas Middleton
  • A Funeralt Poeme Upon the Death of the Most Worthie and True Soldier, Sir Francis Vere, Knight.. (1609)
  • The Atheists Tragedie; or, The Honest Mans Revenge (1611)
  • The Nobleman, a lost play entered on the Stationers Register (Feb. 15, 1612) as "A Tragecomedye called The Nobleman written by Cyrill Tourneur," the MS. of which was destroyed by John Warburton's cook
  • A Griefe on the Death of Prince Henrie, Expressed in a Broken Elegie ..., printed with two other poems by John Webster and Thomas Haywood as Three Elegies on the most lamented Death of Prince Henry (1613)
  • Arraignment of London (1613), stated in a letter of that date from Robert Daborne to Philip Henslowe that Daborne had commissioned Cyril Tourneur to write one act of this play
  • The Character of Robert, earl of Salisburye, Lord High Treasurer of England, "ritten by Mr Sevill Tumour" may be reasonably assigned to Tourneur; it was found in a MS in possession of Lord Mostyn (Hist. MSS. Commission, 4th Report, appendix, p. 361)


Works about Tourneur[edit]

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