Reference Entry

Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Michael O'Neill

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792–1822), poet, was born on 4 August 1792 at Field Place, near Horsham in Sussex, the eldest son of Timothy, afterwards Sir Timothy Shelley, baronet (1753–1844), and his wife, Elizabeth (1763–1846), daughter of Charles Pilfold. He was baptized at Warnham, Sussex...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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