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Francis Quarles
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Born in Romford, Essex
Born on 8th of May 1592
Died on 8th of September 1644

Quarles was educated at Christís College Cambridge, after which he enjoyed various minor official appointments, for some considerable time travelling abroad and residing in Ireland because of his duties. He was a popular poet before the Civil War, most famously for Emblems in 1635, and a devoted royalist whose fortunes suffered when that party was defeated.

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