Reference Entry

Donne, John (1572-1631), poet and Church of England clergyman

David Colclough

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Oxford and the inns of court | Soldier, secretary, and husband: 1596-1609 | Professional authorship, travels with the Drurys, and entry into the church: 1609-1615 | Priest and preacher | Donne and diplomacy: travel in Germany, 1619-1620 | Donne's ecclesiastical career, 1620-1631 | Donne's afterlife

Reference Entry.  10312 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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