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Thomas Chatterton (1752 - 1770)

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  • Thomas Chatterton was an English Poet whose distinguishingly precoicious career ended with his suicide, aged 17. From the age of 11, he was producing mature work - by nature he was a thoughtful child, tending to sit deep in though for protracted periods. In 1770, in London, after a dissapointing search for a patron, he poisoned himself with arsenic.



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