Poetry of Sir Thomas Wyatt: They Flee from Me that Sometime Did Me Seek

Sir Thomas Wyatt is one of the earliest English (rather than British in this  case) poets to write in a recognizably  modern style and approach. He lived from 1503-42 and during his life he was much  admired for his musical and martial prowess, as well as his personal beauty. As  a member of the court of King Henry VIII, he lived through a period of continued  upheaval and his sometimes tempestuous life mirrored that occurring in the  Kingdom as a whole.

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