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The year 1625 in literature involved some significant events.
                                                                                             List of years in literature                      (table)

   Contents                                                                           ... 1615 . 1616 . 1617 . 1618 . 1619 . 1620 . 1621 ...
                                                                                           1622 1623 1624 -1625- 1626 1627 1628
 1 Events
                                                                                      ... 1629 . 1630 . 1631 . 1632 . 1633 . 1634 . 1635 ...
 2 New books
                                                                                  Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Science +...
 3 New drama
 4 Poetry
 5 Births
 6 Deaths


Events
   January 1 - The King's Men act Henry IV, Part 1 at Whitehall Palace.
   October - Following the closure of the London theatres for most of the year, due to an outbreak of bubonic plague, .the
   epidemic abates with the cooler weather, and a new company is formed under royal patronage: Queen Henrietta's Men.
   John Milton enters Christ's College, Cambridge.
   Sir Richard Baker's Oxfordshire property is seized as a result of his debts.
   Cyril Tourneur becomes secretary to the council of war and joins the catastrophic Cadiz expedition under Sir Edward
   Cecil.

New books
   Francis Bacon - Complete Essays
   Hugo Grotius - De jure belli ac pacis
   Musaeum Hermeticum
   Ludovico Zuccolo - La Repubblica d' Evandria

New drama
   John Fletcher and Philip Massinger - The Elder Brother
   Alexandre Hardy - Mariamne (published)
   Ben Jonson
       The Staple of News
       The Fortunate Isles and Their Union
   Racan - Les bergeries
   James Shirley - Love Tricks, or the School of Complement

Poetry
   Honoré d'Urfé - Sylvanire

Births
   May 25 - John Davies, translator (died 1693)
   August 20 - Thomas Corneille, dramatist (died 1709)
   date unknown - François Bernier, travel writer (died 1688)

Deaths
   January 29 - Jacob Gretser, Jesuit writer (born 1562)
   March 25 - Giambattista Marino, epic poet (born 1569)
   June 1 - Honoré d'Urfé, novelist (born 1568)
   August - John Fletcher, dramatist (born 1579)
   September - Thomas Lodge, dramatist (born c.1558)
   September 6 - Thomas Dempster, historian (born 1579)
   September 20 - Heinrich Meibom, poet and historian (born 1555)
   date unknown - Thomas Lodge, dramatist (born c.1558)


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