Percy, Thomas (M)

Surname: Percy
Forename(s): Thomas
b. 13 April 1729. d. 30 September 1811. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, antiquarian, scholar, and bishop. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford. Served as one of King George III’s chaplains-in-ordinary in 1769. Appointed Dean of Carlisle in 1778 and Bishop of Dromore in 1782. Acquaintances with Edmund Burke, Thomas Gray, David Hume, and Samuel Johnson. Published an influential collection of ballads, Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, in 1765. Biographical information: ODNB. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Friar of Orders Gray 1890-06 Atalanta Poet 2036