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Thomas Lovell Beddoes
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Born in Clifton, Bristol
Born on 30th of June 1803
Died on 26th of January 1849

Born 1803. Died 1849 - English physiologist and writer.


He was the son of Dr Thomas Beddoes and friend of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. He published The Improvisatore in 1821, which afterwards he tried to suppress. He then published The Bride’s Tragedy in 1822 which was well received, but he became increasingly disturbed and comitted suicide by poison in 1849. His drama Death’s Jest Book was published in 1850 with a memoir by his friend TF Kelsall. His Collected Poems were published in 1851.

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