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            List of years in poetry       (table)
 1675 .  1676 .  1677 .  1678  . 1679  . 1680  . 1681 
1682 1683 1684 -1685- 1686 1687 1688
 1689 .  1690 .  1691 .  1692  . 1693  . 1694  . 1695 
   In literature: 1682 1683 1684 -1685- 1686 1687 1688     
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Great Britain

  • Henry Bold, translator, Latine Songs, with their English: and Poems, includes "Chevy Chase", a ballad, and Sir John Suckling's poem "Why so pale and wan fond lover?"[1]
  • John Cutts, Baron Cutts, La Muse de Cavalier, published anonymously[1]
  • Sir William Davenant, The Seventh and Last Canto of the Third Book of Gondibert, published posthumously (see Gondibert 1651)[1]
  • John Dryden and Jacob Tonson, Sylvae; or, The Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies, the second in a series of miscellanies published by Tonson; has translations from Virgil, Lucretius, Theocritus and Horace, mostly by Dryden (see also Miscellany Poems 1684, Examen Poeticum 1693, Annual Miscellany 1694, Poetical Miscellanies: Fifth Part 1704, Sixth Part 1709)[1]
  • Nahum Tate, Poems by Several Hands, and on Several Occasions[1]
  • Edmund Waller, Divine Poems[1]
  • Samuel Wesley, Maggots; or, Poems on Several Subjects, Never Before Handled, published anonymously[1]
  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, Poems on Several Occasions. Written by a late Person of Honour, London: Printed for A. Thorncome, posthumously published[2]

English verses on the death of Charles II and coronation of James II

Charles II of England died on February 6; James II of England was crowned on April 23:

  • Edmund Arwaker:
    • The Vision[1]
    • The Second Part of The Vision, a Pindarick Ode, on the coronation of James II[1]
  • Aphra Behn:
    • A Pindarick on the Death of Our Late Sovereign[1]
    • A Pindarick Poem on the Happy Coronation of His Most Sacred Majesty James II[1]
  • John Dryden, Threnodia Augustalis, on the death of Charles II[1]
  • Thomas Otway, Windsor Castle, on the death of Charles II; Otway died in April[1]

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Births

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

Deaths

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See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  2. ^ Web page titled "John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647 - 1680)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 11, 2009. Archived 2009-05-02.
  3. ^ Ludwig, Richard M., and Clifford A. Nault, Jr., Annals of American Literature: 1602–1983, 1986, New York: Oxford University Press

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