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He died in 1 700 and was buried in Westminster Abbey between Geoffrey
Chaucer and Abraham Cowley in the Poets' Corner. bibliography. The first
edition of Dryden's complete works is The Works of John Drvden, ed. by Sir
Walter Scott, ...
These measures were frequently reenacted, and Edward formally repudiated (
1366) the feudal supremacy over England still claimed by the papacy. When the
French king Charles V, son of John II, repudiated the Treaty of Calais, Edward ...
Erskine, John (b. 1509, Dun, near Montrose, Scot.— d. March 12 or June 17,
1591), Scottish lord of Dun and Calvinist Reformer. Erskine came of a wealthy
and powerful family. His grandfather, father, and two other near relatives were
killed at ...
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