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King, Edward (1611/12–1637), friend of John Milton

Gordon Campbell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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King, Edward (1611/12–1637), friend of John Milton, was born at Boyle Abbey, Boyle, in Connaught, Ireland. His date of birth is not known, but the fact that he was fourteen when he entered Cambridge in June 1626 and twenty-five when he died in August 1637 means that he must have been born in 1611 or 1612. ...

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Subjects: Literature ; Social and Cultural History

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