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Anstey, Christopher (1724-1805), poet

Robert Merrett

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/579
Anstey, Christopher (1724-1805), poet


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 Bury St Edmunds in 1733, registering at ...

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