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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Person  Male  Born 17/8/1840  Died 10/9/1922

Categories: Animals, Exploring, Poetry

Diplomat, poet, hedonist and traveller. Born Petworth House, Sussex. Advocated anti-Imperialism, and supported Irish nationalism. Legendary womaniser, one being William Morris's wife, Jane. Married for 37 years to Lady Anne Lytton, Byron's granddaughter via Ada Lovelace, with whom he founded the Crabbett Park Arabian Stud. Failed to enter parliament 3 times, on one occasion running his campaign from prison in Ireland. Grand-uncle to Anthony Blunt, the spy. Died Southwater, Sussex.

"Pleasure is duty, duty pleasure
In equal measure."

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