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Dunton, John

Born: 1659 AD
Died: 1733 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Satirists


1659 - Dunton was born at Graffham, Huntingdonshire on May, 4 1659.


1674 - Dunton at the age of fifteen, he became an apprentice to Thomas Parkhurst, a bookseller.


1688 - Dunton was appointed as the treasurer of the Whig apprentices, became a bookseller at The Sign of the Raven. He married Elizabeth Annesley. Elizabeth managed his business, so that he was left free in a great measure to follow his own eccentric devices.


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