A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of
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Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of (1633?-1685). -- Poet, nephew of the famous Earl of Strafford, was b. in Ireland. He studied and travelled on the Continent, and enjoyed a considerable literary reputation in his own day on the strength of a poetical Essay on Translated Verse, and translations from Horace's Art of Poetry.