1567–1620
Thomas Campian
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Feb­ru­a­ry 12, 1567, Lon­don, Eng­land.

March 1, 1620, London (probably of the plague).

St. Dunstan-in-the-West, London.

Campion was a doctor, poet, and musician, but his reputation rests largely on his poetical works (though his total contribution to hym­nol­o­gy is small). These include various Masques performed before James I and others. Of these, some rare copies are in the Bri­tish Museum. His works in­clude:

  1. Babylon’s Streams