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George Wither
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Born in Bentworth, Hampshire
Born on 11th of June 1588
Died on 2nd of May 1667

Born 1588. Died 1667 - English poet and pamphleteer.


Studied at Magdalen College, Oxford. Imprisoned for writing Abuses Stript and Shipt (1613). The satirical Witherís Motto led to another prison sentence. Best known poem is Fair Virtue or the Mistress of Philarete (1622). As a Puritan he lost his postion and property in the Restoration.

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