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W. H. Auden's "Spain" is published in The Saturday Review this day in 1937.

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Sir Thomas Wyatt often found himself in trouble for his relationship with Henry VIII's second wife Anne Boleyn, yet he always managed to escape with his head. What other English sonneteer, related to Henry's fifth wife Catherine Howard, was not so fortunate?

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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. After Catherine was executed for adultery, Surrey, her cousin, was also executed for having incorporated the royal seal into his coat of arms.

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