Edmund Waller
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"Edmund Waller", Fellow of the Royal Society/FRS was an English poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons of England/House of Commons at various times between 1624 and 1679.

He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge. He entered Parliament early and was at first an active member of the opposition. In 1631 he married a London heiress who died in 1634. Later he became a Royalist, and in 1643 w a s leader in a plot to seize London for Charles I. For this he was imprisoned, fined, and banished. He made his peace with *Cromwell in 1651, returned to England, and was restored to favour at the Restoration.

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