- 1622 in literature
The year 1622 in literature involved some significant events.
Latincomedy mocking the Jesuits, is acted at Cambridge on February 28, and again before King James I on March 12.
Lucas Holsteniusarrives in Britain to gather material for his "Geographi Minores".
Juan Ruiz de Alarcón- " El tejedor de Segovia"
*Francis Bacon - "The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh"
*Elizabeth Knyvet Clinton, Countess of Lincoln - "The Countess of Lincoln's Nursery"
Marie de Gournay- "Egalité des Hommes et des Femmes" ("Equality of Men and Women")
William Shakespeare- " Othello" ( first quarto)
*Thomas Dekker &
Philip Massinger- " The Virgin Martyr" published
*John Fletcher and Massinger (and
Francis Beaumont?) - " Beggars' Bush" acted at Court
*Fletcher & Massinger - "
The Spanish Curate"
Ben Jonson- " The Masque of Augurs"
Gervase Markham& William Sampson - "Herod and Antipater"
Thomas May- "The Heir"
Thomas Middleton& William Rowley- "The Changeling"
John Webster- " Anything for a Quiet Life" published
*John Taylor - "The Water Cormorant His Complaint"
George Wither- "Faire-Virtue, The Mistresse of Phil Arete"
January 15- Molière, dramatist (died 1673)
February 24- Johannes Clauberg, philosopher and theologian (died 1655)
April 11- Jan van Vliet, philologist (died 1666)
April 17- Henry Vaughan(died 1695), poet, and Thomas Vaughan (philosopher)(died 1666), philosopher (twins)
*"date unknown" -
Gilbert Mabbot, journalist and licenser of the press 1647-49 (died c 1670)
August 21- Juan de Tassis y Peralta, 2nd Count of Villamediana, poet (murdered) (born 1582)
*"date unknown" -
Henry Ainsworth, clergyman and scholar (born 1571)
*"date unknown" - Sir
George Buck, historian (born 1560)
*"date unknown" - John Owen, writer of epigrams (born
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