A. L. Rowse

(1903—1997) historian

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poet, biographer, and Tudor historian. Cornwall forms the setting for many of his poems and works of history and autobiography, including A Cornish Childhood (1942). He has published several books on Shakespeare (1963, 1973, and 1977), and argued that Emilia Lanier was the ‘dark lady’ of Shakespeare's Sonnets.

Subjects: Literature.

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