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Landor, Walter Savagelocked

(1775–1864)
  • Geoffrey Carnall

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Landor, Walter Savage (1775–1864), poet and author, was born on 30 January 1775 at Eastgate House in Smith Street, just outside the east gate of Warwick, the eldest son of Walter Landor (1733–1805), medical practitioner, and his second wife, Elizabeth Savage (1743–1829). Both parents inherited considerable wealth, the father in 1781 coming into possession of family estates in ...

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