Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of

Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of
(1633?-1685)
   Poet, nephew of the famous Earl of Strafford, was b. in Ireland. He studied and travelled on the Continent, and enjoyed a considerable literary reputation in his own day on the strength of a poetical Essay on Translated Verse, and translations from Horace's Art of Poetry.

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