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Taubman, Matthewlocked

(d. 1690?)
  • Elizabeth Haresnape


Taubman, Matthew (d. 1690?), poet and satirist, of whose early life nothing is known, worked as laureate for the lord mayor of London's inauguration from 1685 until 1690. His earliest printed texts, The Courtier's Health (1682?) and An heroick poem to his royal highness the duke of York on his return from Scotland … with some choice songs and medleyes on the times...

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