The following ten lines are taken from Sir Walter Raleigh’s elegy of praise for Elizabeth I in “The Ocean, to Cynthia”: On Sestos’ shore, Leander’s late resort, Hero hath left no lamp to guide her love. Thou lookest for light … Continue reading
Note: England Under The Tudors: The following is Retrieved from: http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/matthewparker. MATTHEW PARKER, Archbishop of Canterbury, was the eldest son of William Parker, a citizen of Norwich, where he was born, in St Saviour’s parish, on the 6th … Continue reading
So, Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” breathed abroad is compare to as Walsingham likes Marlowe’s “Hero and Leander” breathed abroad. A key point here is “more agreeable” meaning as in compare. “As You Like It” made “more agreeable” is … Continue reading
In Shakespeare’s sonnet 81: “Your name from hence immortal life shall have” is a head scratcher. Shakespeare speaks to Henry Wriothesley patron to both Shakespeare and Marlowe in the sense that both labor with invention devised to strike the … Continue reading
Marlowe went to Corpus Christi College at Cambridge on a Matthew Parker Scholarship provided for students in preparation for the clergy of “The Church of England”.
Raleigh’s ten line spin on his Leander scorned by his Hero: On Sestos’ shore, Leander’s late resort, Hero hath left no lamp to guide her love. Thou lookest for light in vain, and storms arise; She sleeps thy death that … Continue reading