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Philips, Ambroselocked

(bap. 1674, d. 1749)
  • Andrew Varney

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Philips, Ambrose (bap. 1674, d. 1749), poet and playwright, was born in Shrewsbury, of a Warwickshire family, and baptized there on 9 October 1674, the fourth son of Ambrose Philips (d. 1677), a draper, and his wife, Margaret, née Brookes (1648–1712), of ...

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