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date: 10 August 2020

MARRYAT, Captain Frederick (1792–1848) 

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

Author of some of the best 19th-cent. *adventure stories. He was born in London, the son of a successful man of business and Member of Parliament. When he was thirteen, inspired by Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar, he went to sea on the frigate ... ...

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