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Crabbe, George

Born: 1754 AD
Died: 1832 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Poets


1754 - Born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk on the 24th of December .

1775 - His first major work, a poem entitled "Inebriety", was self-published.

1780 - He went to London, where he had little success, but eventually made an impression on Edmund Burke, who helped him have his poem.

1781 - The Library, published.

1783 - Crabbe became best known were The Village.

1790 - He published an essay on the Natural History of the Vale of Belvoir in John Nichols's, Bibliotheca Topographia Britannica, VIII, Antiquities in Leicestershire.

1810 - The Borough.

1814 - He became Rector of Trowbridge in Wiltshire, where he remained.

1832 - Died on the 3rd of February.


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