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Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343—1400) poet and administrator

Edmund Spenser (1552—1599) poet and administrator in Ireland

John Dryden (1631—1700) poet, playwright, and critic

Ben Jonson (1572—1637) poet and playwright

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Part of the south transept of Westminster Abbey containing the tombs or monuments of Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Milton, Drayton, Samuel Butler, A. Behn, Gay, and many later distinguished poets and authors.

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