Davies, Sir John
J. A. Cannon
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Davies, Sir John
Sir John Davies (dā´vĬs), 1569–1626, English poet. A successful lawyer, he served as solicitor general and attorney general in Ireland from 1603 to 1619. His works include Nosce Teipsum (1599), a long poem on the immortality of the soul; Orchestra; or, A Poem of Dancing (1596), an explication of the order of the universe; Hymns of Astraea (1599), acrostics on the name Elizabeth Regina; epigrams; sonnets; and tracts on the state of Ireland.
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