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Corbet, Richard (1582-1635), an English bishop and poet, the son of a gardener living at Ewell, Surrey. Educated at Westminster School and at Oxford, he became Dean of Christ Church in 1620, Bishop of Oxford in 1624, and Bishop of Norwich in 1632. His chief poems were Iter Boreale, an account of a student's tour, and The Fairies' Farewell.