1710 in poetry

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In literature

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Works published[edit]

  • William Congreve, The Works of Mr. William Congreve, in three volumes[3]
  • George Farquhar, Barcellona: a poem; or, the Spanish expedition under the command of Charles Earl of Peterborough, epic[2]
  • Ambrose Philips, Pastorals[2]
  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, Poems on Several Occasions: with Valentinian; a Tragedy. To which is added, Advice to a Painter. Written by the Right Honourable John, late Earl of Rochester, London: Printed by H. Hills & sold by the booksellers of London & Westminster, posthumous[4]


Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

  • February 6 – Paul Whitehead (died 1774), English satiric poet[2]
  • November 27 – Robert Lowth (died 1787), English Bishop of the Church of England, poet, professor of poetry at the University of Oxford, grammarian who wrote one of the most influential textbooks on English grammar


Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]


  1. ^  "Philips, John". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  3. ^ a b Grun, Bernard, The Timetables of History, third edition, 1991 (original book, 1946), page 324
  4. ^ Web page titled "John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647 - 1680)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved April 11, 2009. Archived 2009-05-02.
  • [1] "A Timeline of English Poetry" Web page of the Representative Poetry Online Web site, University of Toronto