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John Wilmot - Earl of Rochester

Books by this author: The Debt To Pleasure
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  • John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1648-1680) was born near Oxford and studied at Wadham College, Oxford, where he was awarded an MA. He travelled until 1664, but was then imprisoned in the Tower of London for a time, allegedly for trying to abduct a Somerset heiress, whom he married upon his release from prison. He wrote satires, love poems and plays throughout his adult life, and died at Woodstock Park in July 1680.
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