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Title-page of Sir John Davies' 'Nosce Teipsum'

The Works of Sir John Davies

Epigrammes (c.1595)
Complete - Google Books
Ad Musam (I)
Of a Gull
Of Tobacco

Gulling Sonnets (c.1596)
Complete - Luminarium Editions
[Dedicatory Sonnet] To His Good Friend, Sir Anthony Cooke
1. "The Lover Under burden of his Mistress' love"
2. "As when ye bright Cerulian firmament"
3. "What Eagle can behold her sunbright eye"
4. "The hardness of her heart and truth of mine"
5. "Mine Eye, mine eare, my will, my wit, my heart"
6. "The sacred Muse that first made love divine"
7. "Into the Middle Temple of my heart"
8. "My case is this, I love Zepheria bright"
9. "To Love my lord I do knight's service owe"

Orchestra (wr. 1594?, pub. 1596)
Complete - Renascence Editions
Complete - Google Books
Complete - Google Books
Excerpt. [Dancing Justified]

Hymnes of Astraea
Complete - Google Books
Complete - Google Books
Hymn I. Of Astraea.
Hymn II. To Astraea.
Hymn III. To the Spring.
Hymn IV. To the Month of May.
Hymn V. To the Lark.
Hymn VI. To the Nightingale.
Hymn VII. To the Rose.

Nosce Teipsum (1599)
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Of Humane Knowledge
Of The Soule of Man and the Immortalitie Thereof
           What the soule is

Yet Other Twelve Wonders of the World (c.1602)
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I. The Courtier
II. The Divine
III. The Souldier
IV. The Lawyer

A Contention Betwixt a Wife, a Widow, and a Maid (1602)
Complete - Google Books

A Lottery (1602)
Complete - Google Books

Canzonet (1602)
Complete - Google Books

Ten Sonnets to Philomel (1602)
Complete - Google Books

A letter from Sir John Davies, Knight, Attorney-General of Ireland, to Robert Earl of Salisbury (1607)
Complete - Google Books

The Plantation of Ulster (1610)
Complete - Google Books

A discoverie of the true causes why Ireland was never entirely subdued (1612)
Complete - Google Books

Irish Parliament (1613)
Complete - Google Books

Miscellaneous Poems - Google Books
A Lover Out of Fashion

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Elizabethan Theatre
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Images of London:
London in the time of Henry VII. MS. Roy. 16 F. ii.
London, 1510, the earliest view in print
Map of England from Saxton's Descriptio Angliae, 1579
Location Map of Elizabethan London
Plan of the Bankside, Southwark, in Shakespeare's time
Detail of Norden's Map of the Bankside, 1593
Bull and Bear Baiting Rings from the Agas Map (1569-1590, pub. 1631)
Sketch of the Swan Theatre, c. 1596
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Visscher's Panoramic View of London, 1616. COLOR

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