English poet, born at Woolwich (southeast London) in 1618. He was a scion of a Kentish family, and inherited a tradition of military distinction, maintained by successive generations from the time of King Edward III. His father, Sir William Lovelace, had served in the Low Countries, received the honor of knighthood from King James I, and was killed at Grolle in 1628. His brother, Francis Lovelace, the "Colonel Francis" of Lucasta, served on the side of King Charles I, and defended Caermarthen in 1644. His mother's family was legal; her grandfather had been chief baron of the exchequer. Richard was educated at the Charterhouse and at Gloucester Hall, Oxford, where he matriculated in... more »
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- " To His Fairest Valentine Mrs. A. L.
- To Lucasta, Going To The Wars
- To Amarantha; That She Would Dishevell ...
- To Althea From Prison.
- Ad Lesbiam, Cat. Ep. 73
- A Fly Caught In A Cobweb
- Ad Sylonem. Ep. 104.
- Ad M. T. Ciceronem. Catul Ep. 50.
- Ad Juvencium. Cat. Ep. 49.
- Ad Quintium. Cat. Ep. 83
- The Scrutiny
- Ausonius Epig
- Avieni V. C. Ad Amicos
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