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date: 16 April 2021

Langhorne, Johnlocked

  • Arthur Sherbo


Langhorne, John (1735–1779), poet and translator, was born in March 1735 at Winton in the parish of Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland, the younger son of the Revd Joseph Langhorne of Winton and Isabel, his wife. He was educated at a school in his native village and afterwards at ...

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