1717 in Poetry

1717 In Poetry

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... Birth years link to the corresponding " in poetry" article Jane Wiseman (born c. 1682), English actress, poet and playwright William Diaper (born 1685), English poet Nicholas Noyes (born 1647), English Colonial American clergyman, one of those presiding over the Salem witch trials and a poet John Smith (born 1662), English poet and playwright ...

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