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Elliott, Ebenezer [called the Corn Law Rhymer] (1781-1849), poet and bar-iron merchant

Angela Leonard

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/8673

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Elliott, Ebenezer [called the Corn Law Rhymer] (1781-1849), poet and bar-iron merchant, was born on 17 March 1781 in the new foundry of Masbrough in the parish of Rotherham, Yorkshire, one of eleven children (of whom eight reached maturity) of Ebenezer Elliott (fl. 1760-1820), iron-founder. Grandson of Robert Elliott, a ...

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