d’Urfey, Thomas (M)

Surname: d’Urfey
Forename(s): Thomas
b. 1653. d. 26 February 1723. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and playwright. Probably born in Exeter. Began pursuing a literary career in London in 1676. Became acquainted with Charles II after the release of his play Madame Fickle in 1677. Indicted on the grounds of obscenity in 1698. Author of several plays including A Fond Husband (1677), The Royalist (1682), and Love for Money, or, The Boarding School (1691). Biographical information: ODNB. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“Dear Jemmy when he sees me upon a holiday” 1901-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14959
“Sleep, sleep, poor youth, sleep, sleep in peace” 1901-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14960
“One Sunday at St. James’s Prayers” 1901-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 15918