Who is Sir Thomas Wyatt?

  • (noun): English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542).
    Synonyms: Wyatt, Wyat, Sir Thomas Wyat

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Elizabeth Darrell (maid-of-honour) - Thomas Wyatt
... year 1537, Elizabeth became the mistress of the poet and cousin of the late queen Anne Boleyn, Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11 October 1542) ... He was legally married to Elizabeth Brooke, the mother of his children Thomas and Anne, but they were separated and she was living in adultery with another man ... Elizabeth bore Sir Thomas three sons, Henry (who died in early infancy), Francis (born in 1540 and took the surname of Darrell), and Edward, who was later executed for his part in the Wyatt's ...
The Star Beast - Editions
... In this chapter, John Thomas rereads the entries in his great-grandfather's diary of how Lummox was found ... John Thomas knew why.. ... The rest of the page summarizes John Thomas' grandfather's family history, discussing the first John Thomas Stuart, who had retired as a sea captain ...
Cooling, Kent - Cooling Castle
... Sir John de Cobham, third Baron Cobham inherited a 700 acre (2.8 km²) estate at Cobham from his father Henry in 1335, originally acquired by the de Cobhams in 1241 ... Sir John de Cobham died in a Monastery in Maiden-Bradley in 1408 ... has two excellent and well proportioned half-round towers and entrance built by Thomas Crump of Maidstone ...
Thomas The Rhymer - Ballads
... Musicologists have traced the ballad, "Thomas the Rhymer", back at least as far as the 13th century ... Several different variants of the ballad of Thomas the Rhymer exist, most having the same basic theme ... They tell how Thomas either kissed, had sex, or slept with the Queen of Elfland and rode with her or was otherwise transported to Fairyland ...
Thomas Kyd
... Thomas Kyd (baptised 6 November 1558 buried 15 August 1594) was an English dramatist, the author of The Spanish Tragedy, and one of the most important figures in the development of Elizabethan drama ... own time, Kyd fell into obscurity until 1773 when Thomas Hawkins (an early editor of The Spanish Tragedy) discovered that Kyd was named as its author by Thomas Heywood in his Apologie for Actors (1612) ...

Famous quotes containing the words sir thomas wyatt, wyatt, sir and/or thomas:

    My most desire my hand may reach,
    My will is alway at my hand;
    Me need not long for to beseech
    Her that hath power me to command.
    Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?–1542)

    since I see
    Your double heart,
    Farewell my part!
    —Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?–1542)

    I must have the gentleman to haul and draw with the mariner, and the mariner with the gentleman ... I would know him, that would refuse to set his hand to a rope, but I know there is not any such here.
    Francis, Sir Drake (1540–1596)

    Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
    Eighteenth-century English proverb, collected in Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia (1732)