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  • 41 Ahitophel — See Absalom and Achitophel for the political allegory about the Duke of Monmouth by John Dryden. Ahitophel brother of insipidity or impiety , a man greatly renowned for his sagacity, and a counselor of King David. At the time of Absalom s revolt… …

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  • 42 George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham — George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, KG, PC, FRS (10 January 1628 – 16 April 1687), was an English statesman and poet. Upbringing and education George was the son of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, favourite of James I and Charles I …

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  • 43 17th century in literature — See also: 16th century in literature *Early Modern literature *other events of the 17th century *18th century in literature, 1700 in literature,and list of years in literature.Events and trends* 1660 1669 Samuel Pepys writes his diary. * 1667… …

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  • 44 1682 in literature — The year 1682 in literature involved some significant events.Events* In London, the King s Company and the Duke s Company join to form the United Company.New books*John Bunyan The Holy War *Ihara Saikaku The Man Who Spent His Life in Love *Mary… …

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  • 45 1681 in literature — The year 1681 in literature involved some significant events.Events*Birth of Abigail Williams, much later a central character in Arthur Miller s play, The Crucible .New books*Robert Knox An Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon *Anne Lefèvre… …

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  • 46 Monmouth Rebellion — Battle of Sedgemoor memorial The Monmouth Rebellion,The Revolt of the West or The West Country rebellion of 1685, was an attempt to overthrow James II, who had become King of England, King of Scots and King of Ireland at the death of his elder… …

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  • 47 Nahum Tate — Born Nahum Teate 1652 Dublin, Ireland Died 1715 Southwark, London, Great Britain Occupation …

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  • 48 Elkanah Settle — (January 1, 1648 ndash; February 12, 1724), was an English poet and playwright.He was born at Dunstable, and entered Trinity College, Oxford, in 1666, but left without taking a degree. His first tragedy, Cambyses, King of Persia , was produced at …

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  • 49 Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath — Thomas Thynne, 1st Marquess of Bath, 3rd Viscount Weymouth KG (1734 1796), English politician, was the elder son of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Viscount Weymouth (1710 1751), and the great grandnephew of Thomas Thynne (c. 1640 1714), who was created Baron …

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  • 50 Francis Atterbury — Infobox Bishop honorific prefix = name = Francis Atterbury honorific suffix = bishop of = Bishop of Rochester caption = Bishop Atterbury province = diocese = Diocese of Rochester see = enthroned = ended = predecessor = successor = ordination =… …

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  • 51 Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester — Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, KG, PC (March 1641 ndash; May 2 1711), was an English statesman and writer.The second son of Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon and his wife, Frances Aylesbury, Hyde was a near contemporary of King Charles II …

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  • 52 List of poems — This is a list of poems that have a page about them in Wikipedia.A* Absalom and Achitophel John Dryden (1681, continuation attrib. to Nahum Tate) * Aeneid Virgil (1st century BC) * The Age of Anxiety W. H. Auden (1948) * The Rime of the Ancient… …

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  • 53 The Rehearsal (play) — The Rehearsal was a satirical play aimed specifically at John Dryden and generally at the sententious and overly ambitious theater of the Restoration tragedy. The play was staged in 1671 and published anonymously in 1672, but it is certainly by… …

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  • 54 Venice Preserv'd — is an English Restoration play written by Thomas Otway, and the most significant tragedy of the English stage in the 1680 s. It was staged first in 1682, with Thomas Betterton as Jaffeir and Elizabeth Barry as Belvidera. The play was soon printed …

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  • 55 Samuel Johnson (pamphleteer) — Samuel Johnson (1649 1703), political writer, sometimes called the Whig to distinguish him from the later acclaimed author and lexicographer of the same name. Of humble extraction, he was educated at St. Paul s School and Cambridge, and took… …

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  • 56 Green Ribbon Club — The Green Ribbon Club was one of the earliest of the loosely combined associations which met from time to time in London taverns or coffee houses for political purposes in the 17th century.It had its meeting place at the King s Head tavern at… …

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  • 57 Absalom (disambiguation) — Absalom may refer to:;People;Fictional characters * Absalom, character in the manga One Piece by Eiichiro Oda. * Absalom (comics), fictional character created by Marvel Comics and a mutant member of the immortal Externals. * Absalom, fictional… …

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  • 58 John Coventry — For other people named John Coventry, see John Coventry (disambiguation). Sir John Coventry (c. 1636–1682) was son of John Coventry (died 1652), the second son of lord keeper Thomas Coventry. Between 1655 and 1659, he travelled in the continent… …

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  • 59 List of alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge — This is a selective list of notable alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge sorted into chronological order. Please note that some of the alumni noted hereafter are connected to Trinity through honorary degrees. Not all studied at the College:*… …

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  • 60 Sirius in fiction — Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris), the brightest star in the night sky, is frequently mentioned in science fiction and related popular culture. [cite book last = first = authorlink = coauthors = Analog and Isaac Asimov s Science Fiction Magazine… …

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