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Wilmot, John, second earl of Rochester

Frank H. Ellis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169218
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29623
Wilmot, John, second earl of Rochester

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Wilmot, John, second earl of Rochester (1647–1680), poet and courtier, was born on 10 April 1647, probably at Ditchley, Oxfordshire, the second but only surviving son of Henry Wilmot, first earl of Rochester (bap. 1613, d. 1658), royalist army officer, and his second wife, ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Social and Cultural History

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