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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, KG, (courtesy title), was an English nobleman, politician and poet. He was one of the founders of English Renaissance poetry and the last known execution by King Henry VIII. He was a first cousin of both Queen Anne Boleyn and Queen Catherine Howard, second and fifth wives of King Henry VIII. His name is usually associated in literature with that of Wyatt, who was the older poet of the two. He was the son of Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey and when his father became Duke of Norfolk (1524) the son adopted the courtesy title of Earl of Surrey. Owing largely to the powerful position of his father, Surrey took a prominent part in the Court life of the time, and served as a soldier both in France and Scotland. He was a man of reckless temper, which involved him in many quarrels, and finally brought upon him the wrath of the aging and embittered Henry VIII. He was arrested, tried for treason and beheaded on Tower Hill.

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List of poems by Henry Howard 48 total

To his Mistress
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The Things that Cause a Quiet Life
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The Soote Season
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Alas! So All Things Now Do Hold Their Peace
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A vow to love faithfully, howsoever he be rewarded
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Love that Doth Reign and Live
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London, Hast Thou Accursed Me
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Brittle Beauty
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A Satire against the citizens of London
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Set Me Whereas the Sun Doth Parch the Green
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Of sardanapalus'S dishonorable life and miserable death.
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So Cruel Prison
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The means to attain a happy life.
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The Ages of Man
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Of Thy Life, Thomas, This Compass Well Mark
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Complaint Of The Absence Of Her Lover Being Upon The Sea
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The Golden Gift that Nature Did Thee Give
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An answer in the behalf of a woman.
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The lover excuseth himself of suspected change.
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The Sun Hath Twice
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A song written by the earl of surrey
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Complaint of a dying lover
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An epitaph on clere, surrey'S faithful friend and follower
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The Fansy, Which That I Haue Serued Long 89 Views
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Complaint of a Lover that Defied Love
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I Never Saw Youe, Madam, Laye Aparte
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Suche Waiwarde Waies Hath Love That Moste Parte In Discorde
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From Tuscan Came My Lady's Worthy Race
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When each thing, save the lover in spring, reviveth to pleasure.
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The lover describeth his restless state
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Of the Death of Sir T.W. the Elder
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When Ragyng Loue With Extreme Payne
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Too Dearly Had I Bought
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Complaint of the absence of her lover being upon the sea.
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To the lady that scorned her lover. 50 Views
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How no age is content
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Lady Surrey's Lament for Her Absent Lord
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The forsaken lover describeth and forsaketh love
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Certain Books Of Virgil's AEneis: Book II
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A Praise of His Love
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The Frailty and Hurtfulness of Beauty
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Geue Place Ye Louers, Here Before
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In Cypres Springes, Wheras Dame Venus Dwelt
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A careless man scorning and describing the subtle usage of women toward their lovers
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Description of the restless state of a lover.
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Harpalus. An Ancient English Pastoral
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The Burial of the Dane
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A constant lover lamenteth.
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