E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Davenant, Sir William
(b. Oxford, 1605; d. London, April 7th, 1668). The Tragedy of Albovine, King of the Lombards (1629); The Cruel Brother (1630); The Just Italian (1630); The Temple of Love (1634); The Triumphs of the Prince dAmour (1635); The Platonick Lovers (1636); The Witts (1636), Britannia Triumphans (1637), Madagascar, and other Poems (1638), Salmacida Spolia (1639), The Unfortunate Lovers (1643); London, King Charles, his Augusta, or City Royal (1648); Love and Honour (1649); Gondibert, an Heroic Poem (1651), The Cruelty of the Spaniards in Peru (1658); A Panegyric to his Excellency the Lord General Monck (1659), The History of Sir Francis Drake (1659) A Poem on his Sacred Majesties Most Happy Return to His Dominions (1660); The Siege of Rhodes (1663); The Rivals (1668); and The Mans a Master (1668). His Works were printed collectively in 167273. See Woods Athenæ Oxonienses.