John Wilmot

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John Wilmot
BirthplaceDitchley, Oxfordshire, England
Poet, courtier

Wilmot, John:

see Rochester, John Wilmot, 2d earl ofRochester, John Wilmot, 2d earl of,
1647–80, English poet and courtier, b. Ditchley, Oxfordshire. Most notorious and dissolute of the Restoration rakes, he lost the favor of Charles II on several occasions because
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"You will not like me," declares Dominic Cooper, striding on to the stage as John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester.
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OF THE VARIOUS NEW SOURCES of Rochester texts brought to attention by Peter Beal in the second volume of the Index of English Literary Manuscripts (1993) two were subsequently singled out by Harold Love in the introduction to his monumental Works of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1999) as "vitally important": (1) the "Hartwell" MS now held in the Beinecke Library as MS Osborn b 334, and the "Harbin" MS contained in volume XXVII of the Thynne papers in the collection of the Marquess of Bath at Longleat.
Now a new biography by Alexander Larman, Blazing Star: The Life and Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, attempts to rediscover him for a new generation of readers.
Johnny Depp as mucky earl John Wilmot, trying the patience of Charles II by staging lewd plays.
Blistering biopic of 17th-century poet and author John Wilmot, aka the Earl of Rochester, an individual whose often-debauched behaviour led to numerous scandals in social circles.
Tuesday The Libertine Film4 11.35pm Johnny Depp stars in this biopic of 17thcentury poet John Wilmot, who scandalised Restoration Britain with a life of drink and debauchery.
THE LIBERTINE FILM 4,11pm Johnny Depp plays John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester, during the reign of Charles II (John Malkovich).
THIS blistering biopic of 17th-century poet and author John Wilmot, aka the Earl of Rochester, shows an individual whose oftendebauched behaviour led to numerous scandals in social circles.
Biopic of 17th-century poet and author John Wilmot who caused various scandals due to his dashing and debauched behaviour.