1613 in poetry

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On the death of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales in 1612[edit]

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The November 6, 1612 death of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, at age 18, occasions these poems:

  • Thomas Campion, Songs of Mourning: Bewailing the Untimely Death of Prince Henry, verse and music; music by Giovanni Coperario (or "Copario"), said to have been John Cooper, an Englishman[1]
  • George Chapman, An Epicede or Funerall Song, the work states "1612" but was published this year[1]
  • John Davies, The Muses-Teares for the Losse of their Hope[1]
  • William Drummond of Hawthornden, Tears on the Death of Moeliades[1]
  • Joshua Sylvester, Lachrimae Lachrimarum; or, The Distillation of Teares Shede for the Untimely Death of the Incomparable Prince Panaretus, originally published in 1612,[1] the book went into its third edition this year, with Elegy upon [...] Prince Henry by John Donne added to this edition;[2] (also includes poems in English, French, Latin and Italian by Walter Quin)[1]



Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:


Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Donne, John, The Complete English Poems, Introduction and notes by A. J. Smith, "Table of Dates", p 20, Penguin Books, retrieved via Google Books on February 11, 2010
  3. ^ Olsen, Kirsten, Chronology of Women's History, p 69, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994, ISBN 0-313-28803-8, ISBN 978-0-313-28803-6, retrieved via Google Books on May 26, 2009