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Taylor, Sir Henry (1800-1886), poet and public servant

Mark Reger

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/27030
Taylor, Sir Henry (1800-1886), poet and public servant


Taylor, Sir Henry (1800-1886), poet and public servant, was born on 18 October 1800 at Bishop Middleham, co. Durham, the youngest of three sons of George Taylor (1772-1851), gentleman farmer and classicist, and his first wife, Eleanor Ashworth (d. 1801?), the daughter of a Durham ironmonger who shared her husband's ...

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