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Butler, Samuellocked

(bap. 1613, d. 1680)
  • Hugh de Quehen


Butler, Samuel (bap. 1613, d. 1680), poet, was baptized on 14 February 1613 at Strensham, Worcestershire, the fifth of the eight children of Samuel Butler (d. 1626) and his wife, Mary (d. 1648). The Butlers were a family of yeoman farmers, increasingly prosperous in recent generations. The poet's father leased his ...

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