Giles Fletcher The Elder

Giles Fletcher The Elder

Watford, Hertfordshire
Giles Fletcher The Elder
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Giles Fletcher, the Elder was an English poet and diplomat, member of the English Parliament.

Giles Fletcher was the son of Richard Fletcher, vicar of Bishop's Stortford. He spent his early life at Cranbrook before entering Eton College about 1561. From there, Fletcher continued his education at King's College, Cambridge, where he was appointed ...
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