Brome can refer to:

  • several species of grass, see Bromus
  • Brome, Suffolk
  • Brome, Germany, a municipality in Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Brome, Quebec, a village in Quebec, Canada
  • Brome, a former provincial electoral district in Quebec now part of Brome-Missisquoi
  • Brome, from Martin the Warrior

As a surname or part of one:

  • Adam de Brome
  • Alexander Brome
  • Bartholomew Brome
  • Richard Brome
  • Vincent Brome

Other articles related to "brome":

Bromus Carinatus
... Bromus carinatus is a species of brome grass known by the common names California brome and mountain brome ...
A Jovial Crew - Genre
... Ben Jonson's 1621 masque The Gypsies Metamorphosed is also worth noting, since Brome was a self-styled follower of Jonson ... Indeed, Brome's play is only one item in a literature on beggars and their habits and music that grew throughout the century, from Samuel Rowlands' Slang Beggars' Songs (1610) to Daniel Defoe's ... Brome's contribution to this literature has attracted the attention of specialist scholars, for its songs and for its preservation of the particular linguistic forms of the Caroline underclass ...
A Jovial Crew - Publication
... The volume contains Brome's dedication of the play to Thomas Stanley ... by James Shirley, John Tatham, and Alexander Brome among others ... The play was Brome's most popular work during its own historical era, and was reprinted in 1661 (by bookseller Henry Brome), 1684 (by Joseph Hindmarsh), and ...
A Mad Couple Well-Match'd - Genre
... Like most of Brome's comedies, A Mad Couple shows strong influences from the works of Ben Jonson and from earlier works in the genre of city comedy ... The resemblance between Brome's complaisant cuckold Saleware in A Mad Couple and the character Candido in Thomas Dekker's The Honest Whore, Part 1 has drawn notice ... A special debt to Jonson's comedy has been noted in Brome's portrayal of the widow character, Mistress Crostill ...

Famous quotes containing the word brome:

    I have been in love, and in debt, and in drink,
    This many and many a year.
    —Alexander Brome (1620–1666)