Robert Southwell Biography and Poems
Robert Southwell Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Robert Southwell, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Southwell, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Sir Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), also Saint Robert Southwell, was an English Jesuit priest and poet who worked as a missionary in post-Reformation England. He was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, and became a Catholic martyr. He was born at Horsham St. Faith in Norfolk, England.. English Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order; poet and clandestine missionary
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