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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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 ... well known in his 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 ...
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 ...
Elizabeth Darrell (maid-of-honour) - Thomas Wyatt
... poet and cousin of the late queen Anne Boleyn, Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11 October 1542) ... 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 Rebellion of ...
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 ... half-round towers and entrance built by Thomas Crump of Maidstone ...

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

    My Poynz, I cannot frame me tune to fayne,
    To cloke the trothe for praisse withowt desart,
    Of them that lyst all vice for to retayne.
    I cannot honour them that settes their part
    With Venus and Baccus all theire lyf long;
    Nor holld my pece of them allthoo I smart.
    Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?–1542)

    Nor I ame not where Christe is geven in pray
    For mony, poison and traison at Rome,
    —Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?–1542)

    It is not God that is worshipped but the group or authority that claims to speak in His name. Sin becomes disobedience to authority not violation of integrity.
    Sarvepalli, Sir Radhakrishnan (1888–1975)

    Oh may my heart’s truth
    Still be sung
    On this high hill in a year’s turning.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)