Born on 24th of December 1754
Died on 3rd of February 1832
Born 1754. Died 1832 - English poet.
Set up as surgeon in Aldeburgh. Ventured into Londonís literary world but lived in poverty until received patronage. Published The Library (1781). Ordained in 1872. Became famous on writing The Village (1783) but then wrote nothing for 24 years. Poems included The Parish Register (1807) and The Borough (1810).
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