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date: 11 April 2021

Jones, Henrylocked

(1721–1770)
  • William J. Christmas

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Jones, Henry (1721–1770), poet and playwright, was born at Beaulieu, 2 miles north-east of Drogheda, co. Louth. Nothing is known of Jones's parentage, though his family seems to have been in low circumstances because Jones was trained as a bricklayer. After he left school to serve his apprenticeship, ...

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Harvard University, Houghton Library
British Library, London
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)