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Rudyerd, Sir Benjamin

David L. Smith

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Rudyerd, Sir Benjamin (1572–1658), politician and poet, was born on 26 December 1572, the third son of James Rudyerd and Margaret Kidwelly. He was educated at Winchester College and matriculated at St John's College, Oxford, on 15 January 1588, although he apparently left without taking a degree. He was admitted to the ...

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