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Frederick Startridge  Ellis

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Frederick Startridge Ellis

Person  Male  Born 7/6/1830  Died 26/2/1901

Born Richmond, Surrey. Bookseller and author. He published the works of William Morris and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who were also close friends.
Rossetti wrote a limerick about him:
"There’s a publishing party named Ellis
Who’s addicted to poets with bellies:
He has at least two -
One in fact, one in view -
And God knows what will happen to Ellis".
Died Bedford Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon.

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