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Anstey, Christopher (1724–1805), poet

Robert James Merrett

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/579

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Anstey, Christopher (1724–1805), poet, was born on 31 October 1724 at Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, the only son and third child of Christopher Anstey (1680–1751), vicar of Brinkley, Cambridgeshire, and Mary Thompson (d. 1754), daughter of the squire of Trumpington. He went to school at ...

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