Edmund Spenser

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Noun1.Edmund Spenser - English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)Edmund Spenser - English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)
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In it, Alison Scott concentrates heavily on analysing the works of a few iconic literary figures from the period, especially Francis Bacon, Edmund Spencer, Thomas Heywood, Ben Johnson, and William Shakespeare.
Thus, various links are traced between Buchanan and other major English thinkers and writers, such as Edmund Spencer, John Milton, Algernon Sidney, and John Locke.
Past visitors to the town include Oliver Cromwell, while the poet Edmund Spencer is reputed to have written the classic Faerie Queen here.