Michael Drayton

(b. 1563, d. 1631)
Poet. Helped establish Whitefriars Theatre.

Michael Drayton authored or edited the following items in MoEML’s bibliography:

  • Drayton, Michael. A paean triumphall Composed for the Societie of the Goldsmiths of London: congratulating his Highnes magnificent entring the citie. To the Maiestie of the King. London: John Flasket, 1604. STC 7215.
  • Drayton, Michael. Poly-Olbion. 1613. The Works of Michael Drayton. Ed. J. William Hebel, Kathleen Tillotson, and Bernard H. Newdigate. Rev. ed. 5 vols. Oxford: Shakespeare Head P, 1961. Vol. 4.
  • Drayton, Michael. Poly-Olbion. or A chorographicall description of tracts, riuers, mountaines, forests, and other parts of this renowned isle of Great Britaine with intermixture of the most remarquable stories, antiquities, wonders, rarityes, pleasures, and commodities of the same: digested in a poem by Michael Drayton, Esq. With a table added, for direction to those occurrences of story and antiquitie, whereunto the course of the volume easily leades not. London: w. Rastell, 1613. STC 7727