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Penshurst Place


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In Kent, has been in the possession of the Sidney family since 1552, and was the birthplace of Sir P. Sidney. Many writers enjoyed its hospitality, including Jonson, who paid a graceful tribute in ‘To Penshurst’ (The Forest, 1616). See also patronage.

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