Andrew Marvell eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 283 pages of information about Andrew Marvell.

Lort, Dr. (Master of Trinity), 10.

Louis XIV., 183, 185, 186, 188, 189, 193, 196, 215.

Lovelace, Richard, 25, 26, 227.

Lucasta, 25, 26.

M

Macaulay, 70, 92.

“MacFlecknoe” (quoted), 21.

Manton, Dr., 162.

Mariae Marvell relictae et Johni Greni Creditori, 222.

Marlborough, Earl of, 115.

Martin Marprelate, 24.

Marvell, Andrew, born 1621, 4;
  ancestry, 4-5;
  Hull Grammar School, 8;
  school days, 8-9;
  goes to Trinity College, Cambridge, 10;
  life at Cambridge, 11-12;
  becomes a Roman Catholic, 12;
  recantation and return to Trinity, 14;
  life at Cambridge ends, 17;
  death of mother, 17;
  abroad in France, Spain, Holland, and Italy, 19;
  acquainted with French, Dutch, and Spanish languages, 19;
  poet, parliamentarian, and controversialist, 20;
  in Rome (1645), 20;
  invites Flecknoe to dinner, 22;
  neither a Republican nor a Puritan, 23;
  a Protestant and a member of the Reformed Church of England, 23;
  stood for both King and Parliament, 23;
  considered by Collier a dissenter, 24 n.;
  civil servant during Commonwealth, 24;
  rejoices at Restoration, 25;
  keeps Royalist company (1646-50), 25;
  contributes commendatory lines to Richard Lovelace in poems published
    1649, 25;
  defends Lovelace, 26;
  loved to be alone with his friends, lived for the most part in a hired
    lodging, 26;
  one of thirty-three poets who wept for the early death of Lord H.
    Hastings, 27;
  went to live with Lord Fairfax at Nunappleton House as tutor to only
    child and daughter of the house (1650), 27;
  anonymity of verses, 34;
  small volume containing “The Garden Poetry” (1681), 34;
  tells story of Nunappleton House, 36-45;
  applies to Secretary for Foreign Tongues for a testimonial, 48;
  recommended by Milton to Bradshaw for post of Latin Secretary, 50;
  appointed four years later, 51: 
  frequently visits Eton, 51;
  Milton intrusts him with a letter and copy of Secunda defensio to
    Bradshaw, 52;
  appointed by the Lord-Protector tutor to Mr. Dutton, 54;
  resides with Oxenbridges, 54;
  letters, 53, 54-5, 85-7, 92-3, 94-6, 99, 100-1, 104, 105, 109-12, 121,
    122, 140, 141-3, 145-7, 148-50, 189-91, 191 seq., 210;
  begins his career as anonymous political poet and satirist (1653), 56;
  dislike of the Dutch, 56;
  impregnated with the new ideas about sea power, 59;
  reported to have been among crowd which witnessed Charles I.’s death, 64;
  first collected edition of works, verse and prose, produced by
    subscription in three volumes, 64;
  became Milton’s assistant (1657), 68;
  friendship with Milton, 69;
  takes Milton’s place in receptions

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