Henry Howard

[Earl of Surrey] (1517 – 19 January 1547 / Norfolk)

Henry Howard Poems

1. The Lover Describeth His Restless State 4/27/2012
2. When Each Thing, Save The Lover In Spring, Reviveth To Pleasure. 4/27/2012
3. Complaint Of The Absence Of Her Lover Being Upon The Sea. 4/27/2012
4. To The Lady That Scorned Her Lover. 4/27/2012
5. A Constant Lover Lamenteth. 4/27/2012
6. When Ragyng Loue With Extreme Payne 4/19/2010
7. The Forsaken Lover Describeth And Forsaketh Love 4/27/2012
8. To His Mistress 4/27/2012
9. The Lover Excuseth Himself Of Suspected Change. 4/27/2012
10. Too Dearly Had I Bought 4/19/2010
11. The Burial Of The Dane 4/27/2012
12. Complaint Of A Lover That Defied Love 4/27/2012
13. Of Sardanapalus's Dishonorable Life And Miserable Death. 4/27/2012
14. The Means To Attain A Happy Life. 4/27/2012
15. Suche Waiwarde Waies Hath Love That Moste Parte In Discorde 4/19/2010
16. The Fansy, Which That I Haue Serued Long 4/19/2010
17. Of Thy Life, Thomas, This Compass Well Mark 4/19/2010
18. How No Age Is Content 4/27/2012
19. Description Of The Restless State Of A Lover. 4/27/2012
20. The Sun Hath Twice 4/19/2010
21. An Epitaph On Clere, Surrey's Faithful Friend And Follower 4/27/2012
22. Complaint Of A Dying Lover 4/27/2012
23. A Song Written By The Earl Of Surrey 4/27/2012
24. A Careless Man Scorning And Describing The Subtle Usage Of Women Toward Their Lovers 4/27/2012
25. An Answer In The Behalf Of A Woman. 4/27/2012
26. In Cypres Springes, Wheras Dame Venus Dwelt 4/19/2010
27. Geue Place Ye Louers, Here Before 4/19/2010
28. Harpalus. An Ancient English Pastoral 4/19/2010
29. I Never Saw Youe, Madam, Laye Aparte 4/19/2010
30. Certain Books Of Virgil's Aeneis: Book Ii 4/19/2010
31. Of The Death Of Sir T.W. The Elder 1/3/2003
32. A Vow To Love Faithfully, Howsoever He Be Rewarded 4/27/2012
33. Complaint Of The Absence Of Her Lover Being Upon The Sea 4/19/2010
34. The Golden Gift That Nature Did Thee Give 1/3/2003
35. The Frailty And Hurtfulness Of Beauty 1/3/2003
36. Set Me Whereas The Sun Doth Parch The Green 1/3/2003
37. Brittle Beauty 4/19/2010
38. The Ages Of Man 1/3/2003
39. From Tuscan Came My Lady's Worthy Race 1/3/2003
40. A Satire Against The Citizens Of London 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Henry Howard

Love That Doth Reign And Live

Love that doth reign and live within my thought
And built his seat within my captive breast,
Clad in the arms wherein with me he fought,
Oft in my face he doth his banner rest.
But she that taught me love and suffer pain,
My doubtful hope and eke my hot desire
With shamefast look to shadow and refrain,
Her smiling grace converteth straight to ire.
And coward Love then to the heart apace
Taketh his flight, where he doth lurk and plain
His purpose lost, and dare not show his face.
For my lord's guilt thus faultless bide I pain;
Yet from my lord shall not my ...

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So Cruel Prison

So cruel prison how could betide, alas,
As proud Windsor? Where I in lust and joy
With a king's son my childish years did pass
In greater feast than Priam's sons of Troy;
Where each sweet place returns a taste full sour:
The large green courts, where we were wont to hove,
With eyes cast up unto the maidens' tower,
And easy sighs, such as folk draw in love;
The stately salles, the ladies bright of hue,

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