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Wilton House


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In Wiltshire, seat of the earls of Pembroke, is associated with Sir P. Sidney, who is said to have written much of the first version of the Arcadia there while staying with his sister Mary, countess of Pembroke. According to Aubrey, ‘In her time Wilton house was like a College, there were so many learned and ingeniose persons.’

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