Plaque

Thomas de Quincey

Inscription

Greater London Council
Thomas de Quincy, 1785 - 1859, wrote "Confessions of an English Opium Eater" in this house.

Note: "Quincey" seems to be the accepted spelling rather than the "Quincy" on the plaque.

Site: Thomas de Quincey (1 memorial)

WC2, Tavistock Street, 36

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Thomas de Quincey

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Thomas de Quincey

Born Manchester. Author, best known for "Confessions of an English Opium-Eate...

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Thomas de Quincey

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Greater London Council

Replaced the LCC. The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could...

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