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Bernard Barton (1784–1849)

Barton, Bernard. An English poet; born in Carlisle, Jan. 31, 1784; died in Woodbridge, Feb. 19, 1849. Educated at a Quaker school in Ipswich. He is called the “Quaker Poet,” and is best known because of his friendship with Charles Lamb; his daughter was married to Edward FitzGerald. He published many volumes of verse, including: ‘Metrical Effusions’ (1812); ‘Devotional Verses’ (1826); and ‘Household Verses’ (1845).