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Edward Quillinan

Birthplace: Oporto, Portugal
Death: Died
Place of Burial: St Oswald Churchyard, Grasmere, Cumbria, England
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Son of Edward Quillinan
Husband of Dora Quillinan

Occupation: Poet
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About Edward Quillinan

Edward Quillinan was born in Portugal of Irish parents; he served in the cavalry during the Peninsular War, published poetry and fought duels, and in 1821 settled near Wordsworth at Ambleside. Quillinan wrote for Blackwood's Magazine and other periodicals; he was a friend of Charles Lamb, and married a daughter of Sir Egerton Brydges who was killed in a fire in 1822. In 1841 Quillinan married Wordsworth's daughter, Dora. Most of his poems were privately printed in small editions.

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Edward Quillinan's Timeline

August 12, 1791
Oporto, Portugal
Age 59
St Oswald Churchyard, Grasmere, Cumbria, England