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List of the most popular authors from Kingdom of England, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Kingdom of British authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Kingdom of British writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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Geoffrey Chaucer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Troilus and Criseyde, The Nun's Priest's Tale, The Wife of Bath's Tale Geoffrey Chaucer, known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to be buried in Poets' Corner of Westminster ...more

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Christopher Wren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, 1694-1728, St. Paul's Cathedral Sir Christopher Michael Wren PRS is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the ...more

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Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Opticks, PhilosophiƦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, Observations upon the prophecies of Daniel Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific ...more

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Robert Walpole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
A short history of the Parliament, A brief account of the debts provided for by the South-Sea Act, and the times when they were incur'd Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, KG, KB, PC, known before 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole, was a British statesman who is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain. Although ...more

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Robert Hooke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Micrographia, The Cutler lectures of Robert Hooke, Lampas Robert Hooke FRS was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath. His adult life comprised three distinct periods: as a scientific inquirer lacking money; achieving great wealth and ...more

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George Byng, 1st Viscount Torr... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The Byng papers Admiral of the Fleet George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington, KB PC was a British naval officer and statesman of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. His career included service as First Lord of ...more

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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Tottel's Miscellany, To a lady, Selected Poems of Henry Howard Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, KG, was an English aristocrat, and one of the founders of English Renaissance poetry. He was a first cousin of Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of King Henry VIII.

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Reginald Pole is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The Correspondence of Reginald Pole, Vol. 3: A Calendar, 1555-1558: Restoring the English Church Reginald Pole was an English cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the last Roman Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury, holding the office during the Counter Reformation.

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Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Ar... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Remembrances of things worth seeing in Italy given to John Evelyn 25 April 1646 by Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel KG, was a prominent English courtier during the reigns of King James I and King Charles I, but he made his name as a Grand Tourist and art collector rather ...more

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Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Nell Gwynn Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, KG was an illegitimate son of King Charles II of England by his mistress Nell Gwynne.

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Lady Jane Grey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The literary remains of Lady Jane Grey Lady Jane Grey, also known as Lady Jane Dudley or The Nine Day Queen, was an English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England from 10 July until 19 July 1553. The great-granddaughter of Henry ...more

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Thomas Digges is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Foure paradoxes or politique discourses Thomas Digges was an English mathematician and astronomer. He was the first to expound the Copernican system in English but discarded the notion of a fixed shell of immoveable stars to postulate ...more

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William Cecil, 1st Baron Burgh... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
A collection of state papers, Politics and administration of Tudor England, Bond of Association William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, KG was an English statesman, the chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I for most of her reign, twice Secretary of State and Lord High Treasurer from 1572. He was ...more

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Anne Conway, Viscountess Conwa... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The Conway letters, The principles of the most ancient and modern philosophy, The writings and letters of Anne Conway Anne Conway, Viscountess Conway was an English philosopher whose work, in the tradition of the Cambridge Platonists, was an influence on Leibniz. Conway's thought is original as it is ...more

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Mary Sidney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The Sidney Psalms Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, is listed with her brother Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, and William Shakespeare, as one of the notable authors of her time in the 1600 verse miscellany by ...more

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Dudley Digges is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Dudley Digges The compleat ambassador, The defence of trade Sir Dudley Digges was an English diplomat and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1610 and 1629. He was also a "Virginia adventurer," an investor who ventured his ...more

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Juliana Berners is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Juliana Berners Book of Saint Albans, A Treatise of Fishing with an Angle, Book of Hawking Hunting and Blasing of Arms Juliana Berners, O.S.B., English writer on heraldry, hawking and hunting, is said to have been prioress of the Priory of St. Mary of Sopwell, near St Albans in Hertfordshire.

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Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Livre de Seyntz Medicines Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster, 4th Earl of Leicester and Lancaster, KG, also Earl of Derby, was a member of the English nobility in the 14th century, and a prominent English diplomat, ...more

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Henry Percy, 9th Earl of North... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Advice to his son Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland KG was an English aristocrat. He was a grandee and one of the wealthiest peers of the court of Elizabeth I. Under James I, Henry was a long-term prisoner ...more

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Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Lei... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Correspondence of Robert Dudley, earl of Leycester Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, KG was an English nobleman and the favourite and close friend of Elizabeth I from her first year on the throne until his death. The Queen giving him reason ...more

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John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfo... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk The household books of John Howard, Duke of Norfolk, 1462-1471 John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, KG, Earl Marshal was an English nobleman and soldier, and the first Howard Duke of Norfolk. He was a close friend and loyal supporter of King Richard III, with ...more

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Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of O... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, was an English peer and courtier of the Elizabethan era. Oxford was heir to the second oldest earldom in the kingdom, a court favourite for a time, a ...more

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George Rooke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
George Rooke The journal of Sir George Rooke, admiral of the fleet, 1700-1702 Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Rooke was an English naval commander. He is known for his service in the wars against France and particularly remembered today for his victory at Vigo Bay and for ...more

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William Herbert, 3rd Earl of P... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Poems (1660) William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke KG PC was the son of Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke and his third wife Mary Sidney. Chancellor of the University of Oxford, he founded Pembroke ...more

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Jane Lumley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Three Tragedies by Renaissance Women: The Tragedie of Iphigeneia/the Tragedie Oa Antonie/the Tragedie of Mariam Jane, Lady Lumley, was the first person to translate Euripides into English. She was the eldest child of Henry Fitzalan, 19th Earl of Arundel and his first wife, Katherine Grey. Arundel had Jane ...more

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Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Not... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The indictment, arraignment, tryal Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham, PC, Lord Chancellor of England, was descended from the old family of Finch, many of whose members had attained high legal eminence, and was the eldest son ...more

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John Davis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
The voyages and works of John Davis, the navigator John Davis or Davys was one of the chief English navigators and explorers under Elizabeth I. He led several voyages to discover the Northwest Passage, served as pilot and captain on both Dutch ...more

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Francis North, 1st Baron Guilf... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford An argument of a learned judge in the Exchequer-Chamber upon a writ of error out of the King's-Bench Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford PC KC was the third son of Dudley, 4th Baron North, and Anne Montagu, and was created Baron Guilford in 1683, after becoming Lord Keeper of the Great Seal in ...more

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Dudley North, 4th Baron North is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Dudley North, 4th Baron North Observations and advices oeconomical Dudley North, 4th Baron North K.B. was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1628 and 1660.

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Mildmay Fane, 2nd Earl of West... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Mildmay Fane, 2nd Earl of Westmorland was an English nobleman, politician, and writer.

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Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent The Grey of Ruthin valor Edmund Grey, 1st Earl of Kent, English administrator, nobleman and magnate, was the son of Sir John Grey, KG and Constance Holland. His main residence was at Wrest near Silsoe Bedfordshire.

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Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Bro... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke A discourse opening the nature of that episcopacie, which is exercised in England Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke was an English Civil War Roundhead General. Greville was the cousin and adopted son of Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, and thus became the second Lord Brooke, ...more

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Thomas Prince is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Kingdom of England
Thomas Prince The picture of the Councel of State, The Silken Independents Snare Broken Thomas Prince was a prominent Leveller.