1781 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Campion

Thomas Warton, in History of English Poetry (1774-81; 1840) 3:378.



Thomas Campion ... is among the poets in ENGLAND'S PARNASSUS printed in 1600, is named by Camden, with Spenser, Sidney, and Drayton; and, among other pieces, published Songs, bewailing the untimely death of Prince Henry, set forth to bee sung to the lute or viol by John Coprario, in 1613.