Suckling, Sir John (16091642)

Suckling, Sir John, poet, born, of good parentage, at Whitton, Middlesex; quitted Cambridge in 1628 to travel on the Continent, and for a time served in the army of Gustavus Adolphus in Germany; returning to England about 1632 he became a favourite at Court, where he was noted for his wit, prodigality, and verses; supported Charles in the Bishops' Wars against the Scots; sat in the Long Parliament; was involved in a plot to rescue Strafford, and to bring foreign troops to the aid of the king, but discovered, had to flee the country; died, probably by his own hand, in Paris; wrote several forgotten plays, a prose treatise on “Religion by Reason,” and miscellaneous poems, amongst which are his charming songs and ballads, his title to fame (16091642).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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