Seventeenth-century poet and politician known for his verse “Go, Lovely Rose!” He popularized the poetic type of the couplet. He examined briefly at King’s University, Cambridge and afterwards sat in the British Home of Commons. He was banished from Britain between 1643-1651 for his leading function in Waller’s Story, a royal, anti-Parliamentary conspiracy. After getting rejected by Female Dorothy Sidney, he wedded Mary Bracey. Previously, he previously been widowed by another Mrs. Waller. He composed a 1655 poetic tribute to Oliver Cromwell.