Henry Vaughan

Henry Vaughan

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Death 28 Apr 1695 (aged 73)
Burial Llansantffraed, Powys, Wales
Memorial ID 23363984 · View Source
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Poet. Born into a middle-class Welsh family, Vaughan is one of the best known of the British Metaphysical poets. The major poetry of Vaughan, all religious in nature, was published in 1650 and 1655 in the two parts of "Silex Scintillans" ("Sparkling Flint"). Some of the best poems in it are "The Morning Watch," "The Retreat," "Childhood," "The Dawning," and "Peace."

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Vaughan (17 Apr 1622–28 Apr 1695), Find a Grave Memorial no. 23363984, citing St. Brides Churchyard, Llansantffraed, Powys, Wales ; Maintained by Find A Grave .