John Milton (1608 – 1674). English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse.
- "His dark brown hair has a reddish cast to it, and his complexion is fair." https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-po…/…/john-milton