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Edward Gibbon

Person  Male  Born 1737  Died 16/1/1794

Categories: History

Mainly known for 'The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire' Click on external site for an entertaining and enthusiastic introduction to the writings. It was there that we learnt that Gibbon died following an operation to cure his hydrocele, (enlarged scrotum - think melons), a condition from which Mrs Thrale's husband also suffered.

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Edward Gibbon

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Edward Gibbon

London County Council Edward Gibbon, 1737 - 1794, historian, lived in a hous...

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Edward Gibbon - SW15

Plaque unveiled by Professor David Wormersley who has written many books on G...

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Wine Office Court

The Rhymers' Club is not specifically mentioned on the plaque but Ye Olde Che...

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