Henry Vaughan

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1621 – 1695

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Who was Henry Vaughan?

Henry Vaughan was a Welsh author, physician and metaphysical poet.

Vaughan and his twin brother, the hermetic philosopher and alchemist Thomas Vaughan, were the sons of Thomas Vaughan and his wife Denise of 'Trenewydd', Newton, in Brecknockshire, Wales. Their grandfather, William, was the owner of Tretower Court.

Vaughan spent most of his life in the village of Llansantffraed, near Brecon, where he is also buried.

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Born
Apr 17, 1621
Brecknockshire
Also known as
  • Vaughan, Henry
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • Wales
Profession
Education
  • Jesus College, Oxford
  • University of Oxford
Died
Apr 23, 1695

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