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date: 25 February 2020

Wordsworth, Williamlocked

(1770–1850)
  • Stephen Gill

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Wordsworth, William (1770–1850), poet, was born in Cockermouth, Cumberland, on 7 April 1770, the second of the five children of John Wordsworth (1741–1783) and his wife, Ann Cookson (1747–1778). The other children were Richard (1768–1816), who became a lawyer; Dorothy Wordsworth (1771–1855); John (1772–1805)...

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