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Jorge Manrique (1440?–1479)

Manrique, Jorge (män-rē’kā). A famous Spanish poet; died in 1479. He belonged to one of the oldest and most distinguished families in Spain. His chief work was an ode on his father’s death (1492), now known as ‘Coplas de Manrique’ (Manrique’s Stanzas), one of the most touching poems in the Spanish language. It has often been reprinted, and was translated into English by Longfellow. Several of his love poems also have come down to us.