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Lord Rochester"s monkey

being the life of John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester

by Graham Greene

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680,
    • Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGraham Greene.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA447.R6 G7 1974b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5113909M
      ISBN 100370102908
      LC Control Number74186626

      Sep 16,  · A fine frecklesandhoney.com site. I don’t really care about the semantics, although it seems to me from every statistic I have seen that we are not really a Christian country; more a country which has been heavily influenced by Christianity. John Wilmot, The Second Earl of Rochester, was an English libertine poet, freethinker and a wit of King Charles II's reformation court. In the best known portrait of the Earl of Rochester, a pet monkey proffers a tattered page ripped from one of his master's books. The Earl, resplendent in .

      Jul 18,  · Rochester: the debauched poet who mocked the king The Earl of Rochester was a libertine famous for his bawdy verses who bravely satirised Charles II’s court. Elizabeth Wilmot, Countess of Rochester (née Malet; – 20 August ) was an English heiress and the wife of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, the "libertine".She was born Elizabeth Malet, the daughter of John Malet, of Enmore Manor, and Unton Hawley, .

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The Restoration reacted against the "spiritual authoritarianism" of the Puritan era. Rochester embodied this new era, and he became as well known for his rakish lifestyle as his poetry, although the two were often interlinked. He died as a result of venereal disease at the age Alma mater: Wadham College, University of Oxford.

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