Henry Constable Biography and Poems
Henry Constable Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Henry Constable, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Constable, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Henry Constable (1562–1613) was an English poet, son of Sir Robert Constable. He went to St John's College, Cambridge, where he took his degree in 1580. Becoming a Roman Catholic, he went to Paris, and acted as an agent for the Catholic powers. He died at Liège. In 1592 he published Diana, a collection of sonnets, and contributed to England's Helicon for poems, including Diaphenia and Venus and Adonis. His style is characterised by fervour and richness of colour.. English poet
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