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Thomas Hearne

(1678—1735) antiquary and diarist


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(1678–1735),

historical antiquary, author of Reliquiae Bodleianae (1703) and editor of a valuable collection of early English chronicles, of Leland's Itinerary, Camden's Annales, and other works. He was the ‘Wormius’ of Pope's Dunciad.

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