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George Walter Thornbury (1828–1876)

Thornbury, George Walter. An English author; born in London in 1828; died in London, June 11, 1876. Among his works are: ‘Shakespeare’s England; or, Sketches of our Social History during the Reign of Elizabeth’ (2 vols., 1856); ‘Songs of the Cavaliers and Roundheads’ (1857); ‘Life in Spain’ (1859); ‘Turkish Life and Character’ (1860); ‘British Artists from Hogarth to Turner’ (1860); ‘Life of J. M. W. Turner, R. A.’ (1861); ‘Haunted London’ (1865); ‘Two Centuries of Song’ (1866); ‘Old and New London’ (1873–74).