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He did not speak much in the Commons, although he is mentioned in Arlington's Letters to Sir W. He made a speech upon the second reading of the Bill for securing the Protestant Religion in March 1677.

For what information we have, see the 'Check-List of Persons' in The Diary of John Milward, edited by Caroline Robbins (1938).

Marvell lived a{ Eton/ v in the house of John Oxenbridge, a Fellow of the College.

In 1610 he was a minister at Flamborough: but was inducted into the living of Winestead in Holderness on the 23rd of April 1614. 1641] crossing Humber in a Barrow-boat, the same was sand-warpt, and he drowned therein, by the carelessness (not to say drunkenness) of the boat-men, to the great grief of all good men.' In The Rehearsal!

There is a 'life' of him prefixed to the edition of his Works edited by Thomas Cooke, published in 1726.

There can be no doubt that he was the author of the mock speech from the Throne, an amusing satire on Charles II.

The text is given in most books on Marvell; it is readily available in Augustine Birrell's Andrew Marvell (1905) in 'The English Men of Letters' series. D....' After the Restoration Marvell wrote a series of satires, the best known and longest of which is The xii INTRODUCTION last Instructions to a Painter.


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