William Cowper

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Milestones

15 November 1731
WC , poet and letter-writer, was born at the rectory at Great Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the fourth in a family of which only two survived.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
25 April 1800
WC , poet and letter-writer, died at East Dereham in Norfolk.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Biography

Birth

15 November 1731
WC , poet and letter-writer, was born at the rectory at Great Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the fourth in a family of which only two survived.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.