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Edwards, Thomas (d. 1757), poet and literary editor

John A. Dussinger

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/8558

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Edwards, Thomas (d. 1757), poet and literary editor, was descended from Welsh gentry, though the family had settled in Middlesex before his birth. Emulating his father and grandfather, both barristers, Edwards elected to study law at Lincoln's Inn, beginning in 1721, after having been tutored in the classical languages during childhood. In his ...

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