• White, Henry Kirke

    White, Henry Kirke

    Henry Kirke White (1785-1806) was born in Nottingham, the son of a butcher, and at the age of seventeen, published a volume of poetry, Clifton Grove, which attracted much attention and the interest of Southey and Byron. He studied at Cambridge and died there at the age of twenty-one. His completed Poetical Works were published after his death.

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