Reference Entry

Pringle, Thomas (1789-1834), poet, journalist, and philanthropist

David Finkelstein

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Pringle, Thomas (1789-1834), poet, journalist, and philanthropist, was born on Blaiklaw Farm near Kelso, Roxburghshire, on 5 January 1789, the third son of Robert Pringle, farmer, and Catherine Haitlie, daughter of a Berwickshire farmer. Thomas seemed destined for a farming life until an accident at the age of three months, ...

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