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G A Henty
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Born in Trumpington, Cambridgeshire
Born on 8th of December 1832
Died on 16th of November 1902

Born 1832. Died 1902 - Novelist and journalist.

Educated at Caius College, Cambridge. Special Correspondent during the Crimean War and Franco-Prussian War. Best known for his historical adventure stories including Under Drake’s Flag (1883) and With Moore at Corunna (1898).

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