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Pope, Alexander

Howard Erskine-Hill

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Pope, Alexander (1688–1744), poet, was born on 21 May 1688, the son of Alexander Pope (1646–1717), linen merchant of Plough Court, Lombard Street, London, a convert to the Catholic faith probably from his time as an apprentice in Flanders, and of Edith Turner (1643–1733)...

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