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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Person  Male  Born 28/7/1844  Died 8/6/1889

Categories: Poetry, Religion

Countries: Ireland

Poet and Jesuit priest. Born 87 The Grove, Stratford, of Welsh ancestry. 1852 the family moved to Hampstead and GMH attended Highgate School where he flourished. At Oxford University he converted to Catholicism. Was Professor of Classics, University College Dublin, 1884-1889. Unpublished during his life, a friend arranged for his collected verse to be published in 1918. Died in Dublin of typhoid.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Gerard Manley Hopkins - E15

The Telegraph reported the erection of this plaque and explains the Stratford...

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Gerard Manley Hopkins - NW3

Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ, 1844 - 1889, priest and poet, lived in Oakhill Park...

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Gerard Manley Hopkins - SW15

The 'SJ' after his name means he was a Jesuit, a member of the Society of Jes...

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