Francis Quarles’ Death – What Happened?

Francis Quarles

The poet Francis Quarles passed away at age 52, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

British poet best known for his 1635 work Emblems. His other publications include Sions Elegies, Wept by Jeremie the Prophet; Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man, and Solomon’s Recantation.

He was born in Essex and studied at both Christ’s College, Cambridge and Lincoln’s Inn.

His family had a history of service to British royals such as James I, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I.

How did Francis Quarles die?

Information about the death of Francis Quarles
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death52 years
BirthdayMay 8, 1592
Death dateSeptember 8, 1644
Place of deathLondon, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A


"And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses."

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"Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains."

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"Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation; and honor the reward of action."

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"The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient."

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"Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor."

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