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John Jones

(1766—1821) poet and political pamphleteer


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(1766–1821), publican, satirist, and pamphleteer. An unusually gifted and popular satirical writer and propagandist, Jones was the first to popularize the ideas of Thomas Paine in Welsh. He migrated to London in the year of the French Revolution, probably in order to seek a new life in the metropolis.

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From An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).


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