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Prothalamion


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A ‘Spousall Verse’ written by Spenser, published 1596, in celebration of the double marriage of the Lady Elizabeth and the Lady Katherine Somerset, daughters of the earl of Worcester. The name was invented by Spenser on the model of his Epithalamion.

Subjects: Literature.


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Edmund Spenser (1552—1599) poet and administrator in Ireland


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