John Donne

John Donne (aft. 1572 - 1631)

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John Donne
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Dr. John Donne[1][2][3][4][5][6]
Birth: 22 Jan 1572, Broad Street, London, England[7][8][9][10]
Death: 31 Mar 1631, St Benet Paul's Wharf, London, England; Age: 58[11][12][13][14][15]
Burial: 03 Jul 1631, London, Greater London, England[16][17]
Residence: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England[18]
John Donne (22 Jan 1572 – 31 March 1631) was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England.[19]
He is ostensibly remembered for his metaphysical poetry, as and other writings. His poetry includes sonnets, love poems, religious poems. His other writings include Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons.[20]
In 1601, Donne secretly married Anne More, with whom he had twelve children. In 1615, he became an Anglican priest. He finally took orders at the urging of King James I. So it was in 1621 that he was appointed Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, London. He also served as a member of Parliament in 1601 and 1614.[21]


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  19. Source: Wikipedia
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  21. ibid.
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On 21 Nov 2018 at 15:16 GMT Luke (Kemp) Lord Kemp-St. Margaret MA/ThB/PhD wrote:

I learned to appreciate the life and metaphysical writings of John Donne ("no man is an island") in grad school.

His wife Anne More is my 5th cousin, 12x's rem'd, so we're related by marriage through the Howard clan.

John is 17 degrees from George Bush, 19 degrees from Rick San Soucie and 15 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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