Thomas Gent

Deceased Person

1693 – 1778

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Who was Thomas Gent?

Thomas Gent was a printer and writer, born in Ireland, who spent most of his working life in York. He authored publisher several works, mostly histories, but was financially unsuccessful.

His poetry and the woodcut illustrations in his publications are considered to be of a low standard, but his historical accounts, as well as details in his own autobiography are considered to be valuable historical resources.

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Born
May 4, 1693
Died
May 19, 1778

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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