Richard Lovelace (1618–1657) was an English poet in the seventeenth century. He was a cavalier poet who fought on behalf of the king during the Civil War. His best known works are "To Althea, from Prison," and "To Lucasta, Going to the Warres."
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1618 - Richard Lovelace born, either in Woolwich, Kent, or in Holland. 1629 - King Charles I nominated "Thomas Lovelace," upon petition of Lovelace’s mother, Anne Barne Lovelace, to Sutton’s foundation at Charterhouse. 1631 - On 5 May, Lovelace is made "Gentleman Wayter Extraordinary" to the King ...
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