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Rochester, 2nd Earl of

Line breaks: 2nd Earl of Roch|es¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒtʃɪstə/

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Definition of Rochester, 2nd Earl of in English:

( 1647–80), English poet and courtier; born John Wilmot. Infamous for his dissolute life at the court of Charles II, he wrote sexually explicit love poems and verse satires.

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