George Sandys

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Life

Born: 2 March 1577

Died: March 1644

Biography

George Sandys was the youngest son of Edwin Sandys, archbishop of York: he travelled extensively, was an early settler in Virginia, and wrote paraphrases in verse of parts of Ovid's Metamorphoses, Virgil's Aeneid, and biblical texts. His paraphrases of the psalms were set to music by William and Henry Lawes.

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