Author:Thomas Shadwell

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Thomas Shadwell

English poet and playwright

Thomas Shadwell



  • Epistle to the Tories (1682)
  • Some Reflections upon the pretended Parallel in the play called the Duke of Guise (1683), co-authored with Thomas Hunt



  • The Sullen Lovers (1668)
  • The Royal Shepherdess (1669)
  • The Humorists, a comedy (1671) (external scan)
  • The Miser (1672)
  • Epsom Wells (1672)
  • Psyche (1675)
  • The Virtuoso (1676)
  • The Libertine: a tragedy (1676) (external scan)
  • Timon of Athens (1678)
  • A True Widow (1679)
  • The Woman Captain (1680)
  • The Lancashire Witches (1681)
  • Squire of Alsatia, a comedy (1688) (external scan)
  • Bury Fair (1689)
  • The Amorous Bigot (1690)
  • The Scowrers (1691)
  • The Volunteers (1693) (posthumous, with a dedication to the queen, signed by the widow, and a prologue by D'Urfey).


  • The Medal of John Bayes: a Satire against Folly and Knavery (168x)
  • A Lenten Prologue refused by the Players’ (in reply to the 'Medal' (1683)
  • A Congratulatory Poem on His Highness the Prince of Orange's Coming into England (1689)
  • A Congratulatory Poem to the most Illustrious Queen Mary, upon her arrival into England (1689)
  • Ode to the King on his Return from Ireland (1690)
  • Ode on the Anniversary of the King's Birth (1690)
  • Votum Perenne: a Poem to the King on New Year's Day (1692)

Works about Shadwell[edit]

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