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Glen, William

T. W. Bayne

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/10815

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Glen, William (1789–1826), poet, was born in Queen Street, Glasgow, on 14 November 1789, the son of Alexander Glen, a Russia merchant from an old Renfrewshire family, and his wife, Jean Burns. After leaving school Glen, at about the age of seventeen, entered a firm trading with the ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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