Edmund Waller
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Born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Born on 3rd of March 1606
Died on 21st of October 1687

Born 1606. Died 1687 - English poet and politician.

Became MP for Ilchester in 1624. Served in Long Parliament, plot against Parliament on behalf of Charles I led to his exile to France (revoked in 1651). Collected poems published in 1645 followed by poems addressed to Cromwell and Charles II.

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