About Izaak Walton

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Life Of Dr. Donne, The
Life Of Mr. George Herbert


1593 Izaak Walton was born in Staffordshire, England. The register of his baptism gives his father`s name as Jervis, but nothing more is known of his parentage.

1626 He married his first wife Rachel Floud, in December.

1640 Rachel (Floud) Walton died

Approx 1640 He married again soon after, his second wife being Anne Ken

1640 Biography of John Donne

1651 Biography of Sir Henry Wotton

1653 the first edition of his famous book, The Compleat Angler, was published

1662 Anne (Ken) Walton died and was buried in Worcester Cathedral, where there is a monument to her memory.

1670 Biography of George Herbert

1683 Izaak Walton dies




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