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Nicholas Breton (1545–1626)

Breton, Nicholas. An English poet of whose life little is known (1545–1626). He was very versatile, and wrote moral and religious poems, satires, romances, books of character, a complete letter-writer, pastorals, and lyrics. At his best his verse compares favorably with the sweetest of the Elizabethan singers. Some of his works have only lately been recovered. Grosart, ‘Breton’s Poems.’