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Clare, John (1793–1864), poet, farm labourer, and naturalist

Eric H. Robinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169218
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/5441
Clare, John (1793–1864), poet, farm labourer, and naturalist

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Clare, John (1793–1864), poet, farm labourer, and naturalist, was born on 13 July 1793 in West Street, Helpston, Northamptonshire, the son of Parker Clare (1765–1846), a thresher and local wrestler, known as 'the lame man of Helpstone', and his wife, Ann (1757–1835)...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Natural History ; Agriculture and Farming

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