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Russell, George William [pseud. A. E.] (1867–1935), journalist, poet, and agricultural economist, was born on 10 April 1867 at William Street, in the Ulster town of Lurgan, the youngest of three children of Thomas Elias Russell (1822?–1900), a bookkeeper employed by Bell & Co....

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George William Russell (1867–1935) by John Butler Yeats, 1903 National Gallery of Ireland

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Tusser, Thomas (c. 1524–1580), writer on agriculture and poet, was born at Rivenhall, near Witham in Essex. He was the fourth son, in a family of five, of William Tusser and of Isabella, daughter of Thomas Smith of Rivenhall. The date of birth, however, remains uncertain. A date of 1515 is supported by an entry in the register of the church of ...

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Williams, (Owen) Alfred (1877–1930), poet and writer on rural and industrial life, was born in South Marston, near Swindon, Wiltshire, the fifth of eight surviving children and the youngest of four sons of Elias Lloyd Williams (1849–1899), a decorative woodworker from Conwy, Wales...