Thomas Hearne

(1678—1735) antiquary and diarist

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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.

Subjects: Literature.

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