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Charles Cotton (1630–1687)

Cotton, Charles. An English poet; born in Beresford, Staffordshire, April 28, 1630; died at London (?), Feb. 16, 1686/7. The friend of Izaak Walton, he contributed to Walton’s book a treatise on fly-fishing, besides translations, notably of Montaigne’s ‘Essays,’ and a parody of Virgil.