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Austin, William (b. 1627/1628, d. in or before 1677), poet and classical scholar

Sidney Lee and Sarah Ross

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/918

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Austin, William (b. 1627/1628, d. in or before 1677), poet and classical scholar, was born in the parish of St Saviour, Southwark, the second son in the family of four children of William Austin (c. 1587-1634), writer and barrister, and his second wife, Anne Bingham. He was educated at Eton ...

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