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Waller, Edmund

Warren Chernaik

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Waller, Edmund (1606–1687), poet and politician, was born on 3 March 1606 at Stocks Place, Coleshill, Hertfordshire, and baptized on 9 March 1606 at Amersham, Buckinghamshire, the eldest son of Robert Waller (1560–1616) and his wife, Anne (1581–1653), daughter of Griffith Hampden. His father, originally a barrister, retired to the care of his extensive estates in ...

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