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Dunton, John

Born: 1659 AD
Died: 1733 AD
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.