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Of the Spanish Nobilitie these Authors haue written. During the years he traveled on the Continent, mainly in France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Yea, I my selfe have known gentlenan children to have bin holpen of their stammering in speech, only by it. He hath sent us over many excellent Songs, as well Motets as Madrigals: In the latter end of King Henrie the 8.

For his father both were English Renaissance writerssee Henry Peacham born Peacham’s Compleat Gentleman, by Henry Peacham.

Henry Peacham (born 1578)

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And peachqm the beginning of the raigne of Queene Elizabeth, hee went over Embassadour into Spaine, whereat his houres of leisure, he compiled ten elegant bookes in Latine vers. He spent most part of his time in translating the workes of others, having no great invention of his owne. Chrysostom truly calleth the Divels Bath. Then followed Peaacham, and after him Skelton, a Poet Laureate, for what desert I could never heare; if you desire to see his veine and learning, an Epitaph upon King Henry the seaventh, at West-minster, will discover it.

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Henry Peacham: The Compleat Gentleman: Of Poetrie.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Aristotle averreth Music to be the only disposer of the mind to Vertue and Goodness; wherefore he reckoneth it among those four principal exercises, wherein he would have children instructed. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gower being very gracious with King Henrie the 4.

Peacham’s The Compleat Gentleman is presented as a guidebook on the arts for young men of good birth. Veronika Szekeres marked it as to-read Apr 18, In it, he discusses what writers, poets, composers, philosophers, and artists gentlemen should study in order to become well-educated.


Henry Peacham on Music

His first, second, and third parts of Thyrsis, Veggo dolce mio ben, Chi fa hoggi mio Sole, Cantava, or Sweet singing Amaryllis, are Songs the Muses themselves might not have been ashamed to have had composed. Again, in S’io potessi raccor’ i miei Sospiri, the breaking of the word Sospiri with crotchet and crotchet rest into sighs: Peacham himself may very likely have had musical talent, for he was a friend of John Dowland and moved in musical circles.

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Nuptial Hymns in Honour of the Marriage. Of Difference by the Labell. Jonathan Reed marked it as to-read Dec 03, In other projects Wikimedia Vompleat Wikiquote Wikisource. Plato calleth it A divine and heavenly practice, profitable for the seeking out of that which is good and honest.

In he published a treatise on art, Graphice, which went through numerous editions under the title The Gentleman’s Exercise.

A Cambridge Alumni Database. Sonya Horbelt marked it as to-read Sep 20, Clarendon Press, ; reprint of the editionCh. There are many other Authors very excellent, as Boschetto, and Claudio de Monte Verde, equal to any before named; Giovanni Ferretti, Stephano Felis, Giulio Rinaldi, Philippo de Monte, Andrea Gabrieli, Hery de Gemtleman, Pallavicino, Geminiano, with others yet gentlemann whose several works for me here to examine, would be over tedious and needless; and for me, please your own care and fancy.

I bring you now mine owne Master, Horatio Vecchi of Modena: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lanny marked it as to-read Mar 20, Samuel Daniel, with sundry others; whom together with those admirable wits, yet living, and so well knowne not out of Envie, but to avoide tediousnesse I overpasse.

But I dare to affirm, there is no one Science in the world, that so affecteth the free and generous Spirit, with a more delightfull and inoffensive recreation, or better disposeth the mind to what is commendable and virtuous Views Read Edit View history.


I desire no more in you than to sing your part sure, and at the first sight, withal, to play the same upon your Viol, or the exercise of the Lute, privately to yourself. Want to Read saving….

HOASM: Henry Peacham, from The Compleat Gentleman

Tully saith, there consisteth in the practice peachwm singing and playing upon Instruments, great knowledge, and the most excellent instruction of the mind: But co,pleat conclude, if all Arts hold their esteem and value according to their Effects, account this goodly Science not among the number of those which Lucian placeth without the gates of Hell, as vaine and unprofitable: That of his, I saw my Lady weeping, and the Nightingale upon which Ditty Master Bird and he in a friendly emulation, exercised their invention cannot be bettered for sweetness of Ayre or depth of judgment.

Lillie also was beside, an excellent Latine Poet, a singular Graecian; who after he travelled all Greece over, and many parts of Europe beside, and lived some foure or five yeeres, in the Ile of the Rhodes: After discoursing on the points of poetrie and rhetoric, Henry Peacham devotes the second half of his essay on poetry to listing the principle poets, including a list of English poets writing in Latin and the vernacular. In fact Peacham owes something to Elyot’s Governorand even when he may not be borrowing his outlook is very similar; in his survey of poetry, moreover, he draws upon Scaliger and Puttenham.

Being sent for home, by her Majestie, he shortly after died in London, and was buried in Paules neere to the steppes of the Quire, toward the South-doore, heney a faire marble; but the brasse and epitaphe written by Doctor Haddon, by sacreligious hands is since torne away.

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the time of Edwart the sixth lived Sternhold, whom King Henry his father, a little before had made groome of his Chamber, for turning certaine of Davids Psalmes into verse: