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Gent, Thomas (1693–1778), printer

H. R. Tedder

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10519

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Gent, Thomas (1693–1778), printer, was born in Ireland on 4 May 1693 to, he later wrote, 'meek and gentle parents … rich in grace, tho' not in shining ore' (Life, 23). Gent's father, also Thomas, was an Englishman descended from a ...

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Subjects: Publishing

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