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date: 03 April 2020

Wither, Georgelocked

(1588–1667)
  • Michelle O'Callaghan

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Wither, George (1588–1667), poet, was born in 1588, probably on 11 June, at Bentworth, near Alton, Hampshire, the eldest of ten children of George Wither (1563–1629) of Bentworth and his wife, Mary Hunt (d. 1643), of nearby Theddon, or Fidding, Grange. The ...

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