d’Urfey, Thomas (M)

b. 1653. d. 26 February 1723. Nationality: English.
Poet and playwright. Likely 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 #
“Sleep, sleep, poor youth, sleep, sleep in peace” 1901-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14960
“Dear Jemmy when he sees me upon a holiday” 1901-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14959
“One Sunday at St. James’s Prayers” 1901-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 15918