In addition to being a general in the British military, John Burgoyne was an accomplished playwright and poet. Here is an example of his work:
Burgoyne, John. The Dramatic and Poetical Works of the Late Lieut. Gen. J. Burgoyne to Which Is Prefixed Memoirs of the Author Embellished with Copper-Plates. 2 vols. London: C. Wittingham, 1807.