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Richard Gurney

Richard Gurney British member of parliament (1783-1854)

British member of parliament (1783-1854)
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Intro British member of parliament (1783-1854)
Countries United Kingdom
Occupations Politician
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 2 August 1783
Death 1 January 1854
Star sign LeoLeo
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Richard Gurney (1790–1843) was vice-warden of the stannaries of Devon. In 1830, he claimed to be elected member of parliament for Tregony in Cornwall, but did not succeed in obtaining the seat. He was the author of: Fables on Men and Manners, 1809. Romeo and Juliet Travesty,, 1812. The Battle of Salamanca, a Poem, 1820. The Maid of Prague, 1841. He died at Bonn, Germany, in 1843. His wife, Catherine Harriet, died in 1876. He was the father of Archer Thompson Gurney, clergyman, hymn-writer and poet.

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