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Cowley, Abrahamlocked

  • Alexander Lindsay


Cowley, Abraham (1618–1667), poet, was born in London, the seventh and posthumous son of Thomas Cowley (d. 1618), a stationer, and his wife, Thomasine. His mother obtained his admission as a king's scholar to Westminster School, which then enjoyed a considerable reputation. By his own account, ...

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