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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 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11356
Gray, Thomas (1716-1771), poet and literary scholar

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Early life and education | The continental tour, 1739-1741 | Two deaths, and return to Cambridge, 1741-1742 | Reconciliation with Walpole and the Elegy, 1742-1751 | Growing literary reputation and the Odes, 1751-1757 | Migration to Pembroke College and other changes, 1756-1762 | Natural history and tours, 1763-1768 | Professor of modern history, 1768-1771

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Subjects: biography ; history

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