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Abraham Cowley

A poet, whose great contemporary reputation soon waned. He worked in Paris for a while as confidential secretary to Queen Henrietta Maria. He returned to England after the Restoration, expecting recognition of his service, dying in retirement a few years later. The names of other poets and authors who do not have actual grave markers were added to his grave marker.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7092
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham Cowley (1618–28 Jul 1667), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7092, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .