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Barnabe Barnes (1569?–1609)

Barnes, Barnabe. An English poet; born in Yorkshire about 1569; died in St. Mary-le-Bow, Durham, in Dec. 1609. He was the son of the Bishop of Durham; was educated at Oxford; and went to Normandy in 1591 with the Earl of Essex. His fame rests on a collection of sonnets, madrigals, and odes, called ‘Parthenophil and Parthenope’ (1593). Other books: ‘A Divine Century of Spiritual Sonnets’ (1595) and ‘The Devils’ Charter,’ a tragedy (1607).