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Warton, Thomaslocked

  • Hugh Reid


Warton, Thomas (1728–1790), poet and historian, was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, on 9 January 1728, and baptized there on the 25th. He was the younger son of Thomas Warton (1688–1745), vicar of Basingstoke, and Elizabeth (1691–1762), daughter of Joseph Richardson, rector of Dunsfold, Surrey...

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