Author:Michael Drayton

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Michael Drayton

English poet that came to prominence in the Elizabethan era

Michael Drayton




  • The Harmonie of the Church (1591)
  • Idea. The Shepheards Garland. Fashioned in nine Eglogs. Rowlands Sacrifice to the Nine Muses (1593)
  • The Legend of Piers Gaveston (1593)
  • Matilda, the faire and chaste Daughter of the Lord Robert Fitzwater (1594)
  • Ideas Mirrour, Amours in Quatorzains (1594)
  • The Tragicall Legend of Robert, Duke of Normandie (1596)
  • Mortimeriados (1596)
  • England's Heroical Epistles (1597)
  • The Barrons Wars (1603), a revised version of "Mortimeriados"
  • To the majestie of King James. A gratulatorie Poem (1603)
  • A Pæan Triumphall: composed for the societie of the Goldsmiths of London congratulating his Highnes Magnificent Entring the Citie (1604)
  • The Owle (1604)
  • Moyses in a Map of his Miracles (1604)
  • Poemes Lyrick and Pastorall: Odes, Eglogs, the Man in the Moone (n.d., 1605?)
  • Poems, Lyric and Heroic (1606)
  • The Legend of Great Cromwell (1607)
  • Poly-olbion, or a Chorographicall Description of all the Tracts, Rivers, Mountaines, Forests, and other Parts … of Great Britaine (1612)
  • The Battaile of Agincourt (1627)
  • The Muses Elizium lately discovered by a new way over Parnassus … Noahs floud, Moses his birth and miracles. David and Golia (1630)
  • Legend of Robert, Duke of Normandy



Works about Drayton


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