Suckling, John, Sir (M)

Surname: Suckling
Forename(s): John
b. 1609. d. 1641. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and playwright. Born in Whitton, Middlesex. Matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Knighted on 19 September 1630. Noted gamester who invented cribbage. Author of several volumes of poetry including Madagascar (1638) as well as plays including The Sad One (1632), Aglaura (1637), and The Goblins (1638). Biographical information: ODNB. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song 1839-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11544
To my Friend Will. Davenant, Upon his Poem of Madagascar 1895-03 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14935