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Whistler, Anthonylocked

(1713/14–1754)
  • F. D. A. Burns

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Whistler, Anthony (1713/14–1754), poet, was born in Whitchurch, Oxfordshire, and baptized there on 15 November 1714, the eldest of the four sons of Anthony Whistler (1670–1719), Church of England clergyman, and Anne (d. 1753). He was educated at Eton College before going to ...

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