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Henry Thrale

Person  Male  Died 4/4/1781

Categories: Food & Drink

Born 1724/1730, son of Ralph. Ran the Anchor Brewery 1758-81. MP for Southwark 1765 - 1780. Married Hester - see there for their life together and friendship with Samuel Johnson.

Henry suffered a condition with the same symptoms as that suffered by Edward Gibbon, described by Mrs Thrale as "a testicle swelled to an immense size". Later Rossetti would sympathise.

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Anchor Brewery

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