1653 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Phineas Fletcher

Thomas Fuller, in Worthies of England (1662) 2:221.



He [Giles Fletcher] had another brother Phineas Fletcher Fellow of Kings-colledge in Cambridge, and beneficed also in Norfolk, a most excellent Poet, witness his Purple Island, and several other pieces of great ingenuity.