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us: Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, Earl of, 1633?-1685


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  • Variants

    • us: Better Protestant, 1633?-1685
    • us: Dillon, Wentworth, Earl of Roscommon, 1633?-1685
    • us: Roscommon, Earl of, 1633?-1685
    • us: Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th earl of, 1633?-1685
    • us: Wentworth, Earl of Roscommon, 1633?-1685
    • us: Roscomon, Wenworth Dillon, Earl of, 1633?-1685
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1637-10
    • Death Date

        16850117
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Dublin (Ireland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) English poetry--17th century
          (lcsh) Translating and interpreting
        • Occupation

            Poets, English
              Translators
          • Earlier Established Forms

              Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th earl of, 1633?-1685Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon,4th earl of,1633?-1685
          • Sources

            • found: His The poetical works of Wentworth Earl of Roscommon, 1793.
            • found: DNB (Dillon, Wentworth, fourth Earl of Roscommon, 1633?-1685)
            • found: LC data base, 12/17/84 (hdg.: Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th earl of, 1633?-1685; usage: Wentworth Dillon; Earl of Roscommon)
            • found: His A letter from Scotland, 1681: t.p. (a better Protestant)
            • found: Choix de differens morceaux de poésie, 1749: page 53 (Milord Roscomon; Wenworth Dillon, comte de Roscomon)
            • found: Oxford DNB, Aug. 4, 2014 (Dillon, Wentworth, fourth earl of Roscommon (1637-1685), poet, born in Dublin, October 1637; raised a Protestant; succeeded father as Earl of Roscommon, 1649; educated in England and France and traveled in Germany and Italy; returned to England after the Restoration and to Ireland in 1662; first published poem, 1663; author of 20 to 25 original works and translations, including Essay on translated verse, 1684; in 1680s, had duties in both London and Ireland; died at his home at St James's Park, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, on 17 January 1685)
          • LC Classification

            • PR3670.R5
          • Change Notes

            • 1985-01-10: new
            • 2014-08-05: revised
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