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  • 1. JOHN WILMOT, 2NDEARL OF ROCHESTER Lisa Murray
  • 2. THE BASICSBorn: April 1?/10?, 1647Died: July 26, 1680Oxfordshire, EnglandSucceeded his father to the earldomin 1658
  • 3. FUN FACTSStarted university at age 12, degree at 14 Close friends with Charles II Tried to abduct his wife
  • 4. FACTS CONTINUEDHad many affairs, most notableElizabeth BarryDouble LifeDoctor BendoConverted on deathbed
  • 5. WELL KNOWN WORKSHelped establish English satiric poetry “histOry Of Insipids” “MaiM’d Debauchee” Satyr Against Mankind
  • 6. What’s haPPeNiNg664: British troops capture New Amsterdam and rename it New York 1664 – 1666: The Great Plague of London 1666: The Great Fire of London
  • 7. OTHER WRITERS John Bunyan - The Pilgrims Progress Pierre Corneille – “Medee” aNd “Le cid”Marie Lafayette – La Princess de Cleves
  • 8. WRITERS CONTINUED Jean de Lafontaine – “La fONtaiNe fabLes” John Milton – “Paradise LOst”Jean Baptiste Racine - Andromaque