Person Born 19/10/1784 Died 1808
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'.