Birth date: 
1729
Death date: 
1811
Birth town: 
Country: 
England

Thomas Percy was born on the 13th of April 1729 in Bridgnorth, Shropshire. He was educated at Bridgnorth Grammar School, later attending Christ Church, Oxford to receive a B.A. (1746 to 1750), again for an M.A. (1750 to 1753) and Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 1770 for a D.D.. He was fluent in English, Latin and Greek. Between 1753 and 1782 he lived in Easton-Maudit, Northamptonshire.

He was Protestant bishop of Dromore, before becoming a Dean. He married Anne Percy in 1759, and went on to become the father to two daughters; Barbara Isted and Elizabeth Meade. He died on the 30th of September in 1811 in Dromore, Ireland, and was subsequently buried at Dromore Cathedral.

Poems by this Poet

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Barbara Allen's Cruelty 31 July 2013
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Edward, Edward 31 July 2013
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King Arthur's Death 31 July 2013
4
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King Ryence's Challenge 31 July 2013
3
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Sir Lancelot Du Lake 31 July 2013
3
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Sweet William's Ghost 31 July 2013
3
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The Bonny Earl of Murray 31 July 2013
2
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The Boy and the Mantle 31 July 2013
3
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The Legend of King Arthur 31 July 2013
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The Marriage of Sir Gawaine 31 July 2013
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