Alston, Tobias, 1620-ca. 1639.

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Tobias Alston (1620-ca. 1639), was the sixth son of William Alston of Sayham Hall, Suffolk, by his second wife, Anne Neuce. Many of the items in the commonplace book may have been transmitted to him by his half-brother Edward, who was a contemporary of Robert Herrick's at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

From the description of [Commonplace book], [ca. 1639]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702174657

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creatorOf Alston, Tobias, 1620-ca. 1639. [Commonplace book], [ca. 1639]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628. person
associatedWith Carew, Thomas, 1595?-1639? person
associatedWith Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649. person
associatedWith Donne, John, 1572-1631. person
associatedWith Drayton, Michael, 1563-1631. person
associatedWith Harington, John, 1589-1654. person
associatedWith Herrick, Robert, 1591-1674. person
associatedWith Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith University of Cambridge person
associatedWith Wither, George, 1588-1667. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Political satire, English--17th century
Latin poetry
Epigrams, English
Bawdy poetry
Verse satire, English
English poetry--17th century
Epitaphs, English
Love poetry
English wit and humor
Women--Conduct of life
Songs, English--17th century


Birth 1620

Death 1639

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