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date: 22 January 2021

Spenser, Edmund (?1552–1599) Poet, 

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Author(s):
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

probably the elder son of John Spenser from Lancashire, who may have been a journeyman in the art of cloth‐making. The poet claimed to be related to the Spencers of Althorp.... ...

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