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Gray, Thomas (1716–1771), poet and literary scholar

John D. Baird

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/11356

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Gray, Thomas (1716–1771), poet and literary scholar, was born on 26 December 1716, the son of Philip Gray (1676–1741), scrivener, and Dorothy Antrobus (1685–1753), in his father's house in Cornhill (later numbered 41), close to the Royal Exchange in the City of London...

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