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Story, Robertlocked

  • Thomas Seccombe
  • , revised by S. R. J. Baudry


Story, Robert (1795–1860), poet, was born at Wark, Northumberland, on 17 October 1795, the son of Robin Story (d. 1809), a Northumbrian peasant, and his wife, Mary Hooliston, a native of Lauder, Scotland. He was educated at Wark School under Mr Kinton...

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