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Marvell, Andrew (1621–1678), poet and politician

W. H. Kelliher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Marvell, Andrew (1621–1678), poet and politician, was born on 31 March 1621, 'being Easter-even', in the rectory at Winestead, in the Holderness region of the East Riding of Yorkshire, and baptized in the church of St German there on 5 April. He was the fourth child and elder son of the ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; UK Politics

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