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Aylett, Robert

Matthew Steggle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Aylett, Robert (c. 1582–1655), poet, was the son of Leonard Aylett and Anne Pater of Rivenhall, Essex. He attended Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he graduated BA in 1605 and MA in 1608; he was incorporated MA at Oxford. Cambridge awarded him the degree of LLD in 1614, and in 1617 he was admitted as an advocate and began his professional career as an ecclesiastical lawyer....

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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