• Sedley, Sir Charles

    Sedley, Sir Charles

    Sir Charles Sedley, 4th Baronet (1639-1701) was an English Restoration poet and dramatist and prominent court wit, admired by King Charles II. In later life, he became a legislator and Member of Parliament for New Romney. He wrote plays, notably Bellamira (1687), but is best known for his lyrics and verse translations, including those of Horace and Virgil. A collected edition of his works was published in 1702.

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