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Gerald Massey (1828–1907)

Massey, Gerald. An English poet; born at Tring, May 29, 1828; died on Oct. 29, 1907. In youth he worked in a silk mill and as a straw-braider. He founded and edited the Spirit of Freedom in 1849, and was secretary of the Christian Socialists. He lectured in this country in 1873. He is a firm believer in spiritualism, and wrote several important volumes on Egyptology. The titles of his works are: ‘Ballad of Babe Christabel,’ etc. (1854); ‘War Waits’ (1855); ‘Havelock’s March’ etc. (1860); ‘My Lyrical Life’ (1889); etc.