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Leigh Hunt

Person   Born 19/10/1784 Died 1808

Categories: Literature, Poetry

Poet. Born Southgate, London with full name 'James Henry Leigh Hunt' being named after the Duke of Chandos, James Henry Leigh, who was employing Hunt's father, a preacher, as tutor to his nephew at the time of Hunt's birth. Friend of Keats.  Dickens took Hunt as the model for Harold Skimpole in 'Bleak House'.

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Leigh Hunt

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44889

Leigh Hunt - NW3

Leigh Hunt, poet, lived in a cottage on this site, 1816 - 21.

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45826

Leigh Hunt - SW3

LCC Leigh Hunt, 1784 - 1859, essayist & poet, lived here.

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