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West, Richard (c. 1569-1645/1646), poet

Edward Irving Carlyle and Elizabeth Haresnape

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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West, Richard (c. 1569-1645/1646), poet, is identified by Venn and Cooper as graduating BA from Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 1588. West was ordained deacon and priest in Lincoln on 24 May 1592 and remained in Lincolnshire to hold ecclesiastical office at Thorpe (1593-1600) and Burgh in the Marsh (1605). In ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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