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Taylor, John [called the Water Poet]locked

(1578–1653)
  • Bernard Capp

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Taylor, John [called the Water Poet] (1578–1653), poet, was born in the parish of St Ewen's, Gloucester, on 24 August 1578. His parents are unknown, though a stray comment he made many years later suggests that his father was a barber–surgeon. The family was prosperous enough for ...

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