1625 in literature
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The year 1625 in literature involved some significant events.
- January 1 - The King's Men act Henry IV, Part 1 at Whitehall Palace.
- October - Following the closure of the London theatres for most of the year, due to an outbreak of bubonic plague, the epidemic abates with the cooler weather and a new company is formed under royal patronage: Queen Henrietta's Men.
- John Milton enters Christ's College, Cambridge.
- Sir Richard Baker's Oxfordshire property is seized as a result of his debts.
- Cyril Tourneur becomes secretary to the council of war and joins the catastrophic Cadiz expedition under Sir Edward Cecil.
- Francis Bacon - Complete Essays
- Hugo Grotius - De jure belli ac pacis
- Musaeum Hermeticum
- Ludovico Zuccolo - La Repubblica d' Evandria
- John Fletcher and Philip Massinger - The Elder Brother
- Alexandre Hardy - Mariamne (published)
- Ben Jonson
- Racan - Les bergeries
- James Shirley - Love Tricks, or the School of Complement
- Joost van den Vondel - Palamedes
- Honoré d'Urfé - Sylvanire
- May 25
- August 20 – Thomas Corneille, French dramatist (died 1709)
- Unknown date – François Bernier, French travel writer and physician (died 1688)
- January 29 – Jacob Gretser, German Jesuit writer (born 1562)
- March 25 – Giambattista Marino, Italian epic poet (born 1569)
- March 27 – King James VI of Scotland and I of England and Ireland, Scottish literary patron and essayist (born 1566)
- June 1 – Honoré d'Urfé, French novelist and miscellanist (born 1568)
- August – John Fletcher, English dramatist (born 1579)
- September – Thomas Lodge, English dramatist and physician (born c. 1558)
- September 6 – Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (born 1579)
- September 20 – Heinrich Meibom, German poet and historian (born 1555)