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Canon Richard Watson Dixon

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Canon Richard Watson Dixon

Person  Male  Born 5/5/1833  Died 23/1/1900

Categories: Poetry, Religion, History

Born Islington. Ecclesiastical historian and poet.
At Pembroke College, Oxford, he became one of the ‘Birmingham Group’ along with William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. He was considered for Poet Laureate after the death of Tennyson. Died Warkworth, Northumberland.

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Rossetti fountain

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect th...

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