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Amhurst, Nicholas (1697-1742), satirist and political writer

Michael Erben

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/446
Amhurst, Nicholas (1697-1742), satirist and political writer

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Amhurst, Nicholas (1697-1742), satirist and political writer, was born on 16 October 1697 at Marden, Kent, the first son of Edward Amhurst (bap. 1665, d. 1713), grazier, and grandson of George Amhurst, rector of Marden. His mother, Martha, née Simmonds (1664-1699), died before he was two years old. He was ...

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