Beaumont, Francis (M)

d. 6 March 1616. Nationality: English.
Poet and playwright. Born c. 1584-1585 in Leicestershire. Educated at Broadgates Hall, Oxford, and the the Inner Temple. Mentee of Ben Jonson. Author of *The Knight of the Burning Pestle* (1607). Married Ursula Isley in 1613. Collaborated with playwright John Fletcher (1606-1616). Their collective work was produced in a folio titled *Comedies and Tragedies written by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Gentlemen* (1647). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Melancholy 1854-09-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6266
A “Sad Song” 1854-09-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6265