Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 12, 1567, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: March 1, 1620, Lon­don (prob­ab­ly of the plague).

Buried: St. Duns­tan’s in the West, Lon­don.

Campion was a doc­tor, po­et, and mu­si­cian, but his re­pu­ta­tion rests large­ly on his po­et­ic­al works (though his total con­tri­bu­tion to hymn­ol­o­gy is small). These in­clude various Masques performed before James I and others. Of these, some rare copies are in the British Museum. His works in­clude:



  1. Bab­y­lon’s Streams