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Daniel, Samuel

Born: 1562? AD
Died: 1619 AD.

Nationality: English
Categories: Historian, Poets


1562? - Daniel was born near Taunton in Somerset, the son of a music-master.


1579 - Admitted to Magdalen Hall at Oxford University.


1592 - Wrote cycle of sonnets to Delia and the romance called "The Complaint of Rosamond".


1595 - Wrote poem "A History of the Civil Wars between York and Lancaster".


1599-1619 - Unofficial British poet laureate.


1602 - Wrote "Defence of Ryme".


1603 - He was appointed master of the queen's revels.


1612 - Daniel published a prose History of England.


1619 - Daniel died near Devizes in Wiltshire on 14th of October.





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