ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Shakerley Marmion

(1603-1639)


Shakerley Marmion was a country gentleman from Northamptonshire who studied at Thame free school before entering Wadham College Oxford in 1621 at the age of 18 (B.A. 1622, M.A. 1624). He served in the army in the Netherlands before joining Jonson's circle in London; he served with Sir John Suckling in Scotland (1638) before retiring due to ill health.


TEXT RECORDS:

1637The Legend of Cupid and Psyche.
1637The Legend of Cupid and Psyche. The Second Booke.
1637The Legend of Cupid and Psyche: Preface

PUBLICATIONS:

Hollands leaguer: an excellent comedy. 1632.
A fine companion, acted before the King and Queene at Whitehall. 1633.
A moral poem intituled the legend of Cupid and Psyche. 1637.
The antiquary: a comedy. 1641.
Dramatic works, ed. J. Maidment and W. H. Logan. 1875.
The soddered Citizen [by Marmion or Clavell]. 1936.