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John Keble fonds.
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- Keble, John
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- 1 cm of textual records
- 1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm
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John Keble was an English churchman and poet. Keble attended Corpus Christi College, Oxford and was later a fellow at Oriel College, Oxford. In 1815 he took his holy orders and became a curate. In 1827 his work "The Christian Year" was published and due to this he was appointed Chair of Poetry at Oxford in 1831. The success of this collection of verse was so great that nintey five editions were printed in Keble's lifetime. In 1835 Keble was appointed Vicar of Hursley where he remained for the rest of his life. Keble died in 1866.
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Fonds consists of two holograph letters from John Keble addressed to Henry Thomas Ellacombe [?]. The fonds also includes one photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Keble.
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