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Hone, William

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Born: 1780 AD
Died: 1842 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Satirists

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1780 - Hone was born in Somerset, England on June 3, 1780.

 

1800 - Hone was married and started a book and print shop in Lambeth Walk.

 

1811 - Hone was employed as auctioneer by the booksellers and had an office in Ivy Lane.

 

1815 - Started the Traveller Newspaper and tried to save Eliza Fenning.

 

1817 - Hone published the Reformists' Register, using it to criticise state abuses.

 

1819-1821 - Hone's most successful political satires were The Political house that Jack built, The Queen's Matrimonial Ladder, Ill favour of Queen Caroline, The Man in the Moon and The Political Showman.


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