William Gifford
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Born in Ashburton, Devon
Born on 0st of April 1756
Died on 31st of December 1826

Born 1756. Died 1826 - Editor and critic.

Studied at Exeter College, Oxford. Published his first poem the Baviad (1794) followed by Maeviad (1796). First editor of Walter Scott’s Quarterly Review.

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