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Wilmot, John, second earl of Rochesterlocked

(1647–1680)
  • Frank H. Ellis

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Wilmot, John, second earl of Rochester (1647–1680), poet and courtier, was born on 10 April 1647, probably at Ditchley, Oxfordshire, the second but only surviving son of Henry Wilmot, first earl of Rochester (bap. 1613, d. 1658), royalist army officer, and his second wife, ...

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