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Anthony Munday

(1560 - 10 August 1633 / London)

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Anthony Munday (or Monday) was an English playwright and miscellaneous writer. The chief interest in Munday for the modern reader lies in his work as one of the chief predecessors of Shakespeare in English dramatic composition, as well as his writings on Robin Hood.

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  • Your master Robin Hood lies dead,
    Therefore sigh as you sing.

    Here lie his primer and his beads,
    His bent bow and his arrows keen,
    His good sword and his holy cross...
    Anthony Munday (1553-1633), British poet. Death of Robert, Earl of Huntingdon (l. 31-35). . . Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. C...
  • Beauty sat bathing by a spring,
    Where fairest shades did hide her;
    The winds blew calm, the birds did sing,
    The cool streams ran beside her.
    My wanton thoughts enticed mine...
    Anthony Munday (1553-1633), British poet. Primaleon of Greece (l. 31-35). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Cou...
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