Sidney, Sir Philip

Sidney, Sir Philip
 (1554–1586) English poet.

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  • Sidney, Sir Philip — born Nov. 30, 1554, Penshurst, Kent, Eng. died Oct. 17, 1586, Arnhem, Neth. English courtier, statesman, soldier, and poet. Born into an aristocratic family and educated to be a statesman and soldier, Sidney served in minor official posts and… …   Universalium

  • SIDNEY, Sir Philip — (1554 1586) Sir Philip Sidney was widely eulogized by his contemporaries for his prowess as author, courtier, diplomat, political theorist, religious reformer, and soldier. Well connected from his birth in Kent, England, Sidney was the son of Sir …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Sidney, Sir Philip — (1554 1586)    Born at Penshurst, Kent, the godson of Philip II of Spain, Queen Mary s husband, he was educated at Christ Church College, Oxford, but did not graduate. A favorite of Queen Elizabeth, he was sent on several diplomatic missions, was …   British and Irish poets

  • Sidney,Sir Philip — Sid·ney (sĭdʹnē), Sir Philip. 1554 1586. English poet, politician, and soldier. His works include the sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella and the collection of pastoral idylls Arcadia, both published posthumously. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sidney, Sir Philip — (1554 1586)    Poet and romancist, s. of Sir Henry S., Deputy of Ireland, and Pres. of Wales, b. at the family seat of Penshurst, and ed. at Shrewsbury School and Oxf. He was at the French Court on the fateful August 24, 1572 the massacre of St.… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • SIDNEY, SIR PHILIP —    poet, and one of the most attractive figures at Elizabeth s court, born at Penshurst, Kent, the son of Sir Henry Sidney, lord deputy of Ireland; quitted Oxford in 1572, and in the manner of the time finished his education by a period of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sidney, Sir Philip — (30 nov. 1554, Penshurst, Kent, Inglaterra–17 oct. 1586, Arnhem, Holanda). Cortesano, estadista, soldado y poeta inglés. Nació en el seno de una familia aristocrática y fue educado para ser un estadista y soldado; Sidney sirvió en puestos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sir Philip Sidney — Philip Sidney Sir Philip Sidney (* 30. November 1554 in Penshurst, Kent; † 17. Oktober 1586 in Arnheim[1]) war ein englischer Staatsmann, Soldat und Schriftsteller. Er war einer der ersten bedeutenden Autoren von englischer Prosa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sir Philip Stott, 1st Baronet — Sir Philip Sidney Stott, 1st Baronet (20 February 1858 ndash;31 March 1937) was an English architect, civil engineer and surveyor.Stott was born in Chadderton. He was educated at Oldham High School and then joined the family firm, which had… …   Wikipedia

  • Sir Philip Sidney game — In biology and game theory, the Sir Philip Sidney game is used as a model for the evolution and maintenance of informative communication between relatives. Developed by John Maynard Smith as a model for chick begging behavior, it has been studied …   Wikipedia

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