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Fenton, Elijahlocked

(1683–1730)
  • Arthur Sherbo

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Fenton, Elijah (1683–1730), poet, son of John Fenton, attorney and coroner for the district, and Catherine Maere, was born at Shelton, near Newcastle under Lyme in Staffordshire, on 10 May 1683. His father died in 1694 and evidently left his family in excellent circumstances, for ...

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