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    Augustus, Frederick (male) 08/16/1763 - 01/05/1827 English University of Gottingen

    Second son of King George III; Commander-in-Chief during Napoleonic wars.

    Bird, John (male) unknown

    Booth, Henry (male) 04/04/1789 - 03/28/1869 English

    Railway projector and manager; involved in Liverpool and Manchester Railway; writer and pamphleteer; write Free Trade as it Affects the People (1833) and other works. See Boase I: 336-7, ODNB.

    Bowles, William Lisle (male) 09/24/1762 - 04/07/1850 English Trinity College, Oxford

    Priest, poet, and critic; vicar of Chicklade in Wiltshire; chaplain to the Pronce Regent; published Fourteen Sonnets (1789), The Missionary (1813), other poetic works; published edition of Alexander Pope's works in 1806; also known as antiquary. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Brown, J. W. (male) unknown

    Brydges, Sir Samuel Egerton (male) 11/30/1762 - 09/08/1837 English Queens' College, Cambridge

    First baronet, styled thirteenth Baron Chandos (1762–1837); antiquarian; published Sonnets and other Poems (1785); wrote on Milton and Gray. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Carrington, Nicholas Toms (male) 1777 - 09/02/1830 English

    Seaman, schoolmaster and poet; served on man-of-war; ran schools at Maidstone and Plymouth Dock; contributed verse to newspapers, mainly regarding Devon; wrote The Banks of the Tamar (1820), Dartmoor (1826). See ODNB.

    Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (male) 10/21/1772 - 07/24/1834 English Christ's Hospital, London; Jesus College, Cambridge

    Romantic poet and Christian philosopher; collaborated with Wordsworth on Lyrical Ballads; wrote Ryme of the Ancient Marriner, Christabel, Kubla Khan. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Collier, John Payne (male) 01/11/1789 - 09/17/1883 English

    Reporter on the Times and the Morning Chronicle, secretary of Royal Commission on British Museum, accused of literary frauds, published poems, editions of Shakespeare and Spenser. See Boase I: 677-8, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Cookson, Christopher (male) 1791 - 1834 English

    Poet; contributed to the Annuals; cousin of William Wordsworth.

    Cory, Elizabeth (female) unknown

    Cox, Edward William (male) 1809 - 11/24/1879 English

    Lawyer and publisher; barrister and jurist; spiritualist; proprietor of The Queen: a Lady's Newspaaper, established The Critic (1843-63); published the Clerical Journal and legalt texts; founder and editor of the Law Times. See Boase I: 741, ODNB.

    Croft, Sir Thomas Elmsley (male) 09/02/1798 - 10/29/1835 English

    Soldier and poet; 7th Baronet; wrote Belgic Charity with Other Poems.

    Cunningham, Allan (male) 12/07/1784 - 10/29/1842 Scottish

    Poet and songwriter; born in Scotland; Songs, Chiefly in the Rural Language of Scotland (1813); wrote for the Athenaeum, wrote a biography of Burns. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Deakin, H. C. (male) English

    Poet; wrote Portraits of the Dead (1829), The Deliverance of Switzerland (1830); wrote poetry for Belle Assemblee.

    Degeorge, Frederic (male) 09/12/1797 - 07/22/1854 French

    Politician; soldier and law student in Paris.

    Dyce, Rev. Alexander (male) 06/30/1798 - 05/15/1869 Scottish Exeter College, Oxford

    Literary scholar, cleric, and editor; ordained as Anglican priest in 1823; edited works for the publisher William Pickering; his edition of Shakespeare was first published in 1859; wrote Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers (1856). See Boase I: 945-6, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Farrow, Elizabeth (Jones) (female) English

    See Poetical Remains of a Clergyman's Wife (1833).

    Foscolo, Ugo (male) 02/06/1778 - 09/10/1827 Italian

    Poet and Italian patriot; write in Italian poems, tragedies, and various political and literary works; fled to England 1816; prominent in Whig circles; wrote for Edinburgh Review, Quarterly Review, New Monthly Magazine, London Magazine, others. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Fraser, William (male) 1805 - 1852 English

    Editor and lawyer.

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