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Death of Francis Quarles – Cause and date



Death of Francis Quarles - Cause and date

Poet Francis Quarles has died aged 52. Here’s everything you want to know, and more!

Biography – A Short Wiki

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

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

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


“I wish you as much pleasure in reading as I had in writing.”

Francois Quarles

“Wisdom not only is acquired, but once acquired, is retained.”

Francois Quarles

“Meditation is the life of the soul: action, the soul of meditation; and honor the reward of action.”

Francois Quarles

“Wickedness is its own punishment.”

Francois Quarles

“Be worldly wise, but not worldly wise.”

Francois Quarles

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