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Thomas Gray

Person  Male  Born 26/12/1716  Died 30/7/1771

Categories: Poetry

Poet. Born Cornhill. Wrote ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard’ and the lesser-known ‘Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes’ about Horace Walpole's cat. Died Cambridge.

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CI - 8 - Books

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Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray, poet, was born in a house on this site. "The curfew tolls the kn...

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