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Corbet, Denyslocked

(1826–1909)
  • Gregory Cox

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Corbet, Denys (1826–1909), Guernsey patois poet, was born on 22 May 1826 in the Vale parish, Guernsey, the first of the two children of Peter Corbet, a seafarer, and his wife, Susan, née de Beaucamp. According to a family tradition Peter Corbet drowned while ...

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