Andrew Marvell

Poet, Author

1621 – 1678

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Who was Andrew Marvell?

Andrew Marvell was an English metaphysical poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678. As a metaphysical poet, he is associated with John Donne and George Herbert. He was a colleague and friend of John Milton. His poems include "To His Coy Mistress", "The Garden", "An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland", "The Mower's Song" and the country house poem "Upon Appleton House".

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Born
Mar 31, 1621
Winestead
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
  • University of Cambridge
  • Hull Grammar School
Lived in
  • HM Prison Hull
Died
Aug 16, 1678
London
Resting place
St Giles in the Fields

Submitted
on July 23, 2013