Fanshawe, Sir Richard (16081666)

Fanshawe, Sir Richard, diplomatist and poet, born at Ware Park, Hertford; studied at the Inner Temple, and after a Continental tour became attached to the English embassy at Madrid; sided with the Royalists at the outbreak of the Civil War; was captured at the battle of Worcester, but escaped and shared the exile of Charles II.; on the Restoration negotiated Charles's marriage with Catharine, and became ambassador at the court of Philip IV. of Spain; translated Camoëns's “Lusiad” and various classical pieces (16081666).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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