- 1624 in literature
The year 1624 in literature involved some significant events.
*The King's Men perform "
The Winter's Tale" at Whitehall Palaceon January 18. In December the company gets into trouble for performing Massinger's " The Spanish Viceroy" without a license from the Master of the Revels.
*Anonymous - "The Origin of Idolatry" (falsely attributed to
Bernardo de Balbuena- "El Bernardo"
Jean Louis Guez de Balzac- "Lettres"
Philipp Clüver- "Italia Antiqua" (posthumous)
Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury- "De Veritate" ("On Truth")
Tirso de Molina- "Cigarrales de Toledo"
Henry Wotton- "The Elements of Architecture" (translation of Vitruvius)
*Anonymous - "Nero" published
Robert Davenport- " The City Nightcap"
*Thomas Drue - "The Duchess of Suffolk"
*John Ford and Thomas Dekker - "
The Sun's Darling"
Ben Jonson- " Neptune's Triumph for the Return of Albion"
Philip Massinger- " The Parliament of Love"
** - "
The Bondman" published
Thomas Middleton- " A Game at Chess"
October 30- Paul Pellisson, historian (died 1693)
February 13- Stephen Gosson, satirist (born 1544)
February 24- Paul Laurentius, theologian (born 1544)
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