Born: April 17, 1622, Newton-by-Usk, Llansantffraed, Brecknockshire, Wales.
Died: April 23, 1695, Newton St. Bridget.
Buried: Llansantffraed churchyard, Wales.
Vaughan studied under Matthew Herbert, rector of Llangattock. He went to Jesus College at Oxford in 1638, but due to the national troubles of those days, his studies, and those of his twin brother, were interrupted, and they had to leave the university.
Subsequently, Henry entered the medical profession, and practiced at Breacon and Newton.
As a religious poet, Vaughan’s style was similar to that of George Herbert, whom he greatly admired. Vaughan’s works include:
If you know where to get a good picture of Vaughan (head & shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),