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Henry Vaughan
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Born in Newton by Usk, South Wales
Born on 17th of April 1621
Died on 23rd of April 1695

Born 1621. Died 1695 - Welsh religious poet.

Studied at Jesus College, Oxford. Took his MD and practised as a physician. In 1650 printed a volume of mystical and religious poems. In 1651 a further collection was published without his authority by his twin brother. Also wrote prose, a collection of elegies, translations and religious pieces.

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