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Khandace Collins
Khandace Collins • 1 year ago

Sir Philip Sidney by an unknown artist 1554 - 1589 Sir Philip Sidney by an unknown artist - National Portrait Gallery, London -- Son of Henry Sidney and brother of Mary Sidney. Famous poet after his death (as all were published posthumously). Died of wounds in battle. Married Frances, daughter of Francis Walsingham.

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