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Henry Hart Milman
b. February 10, 1791 – d. September 24, 1868 • Historian • Poet
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Milman, Henry Hart
Milman, Henry Hart (1791–1868), Dean of *St Paul’s. After a brilliant career at Oxford, Milman was ordained in 1816 and in 1818 appointed rector of St Mary’s, Reading. In early life he was known esp. as a poet and writer of plays, and held from 1821 to 1831 the professorship of poetry at Oxford, where
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Milman, Henry Hart
Milman, Henry Hart (1791–1868)Poet and church historianMilman was born in London, the youngest son of Sir Francis Milman, physician to King George III. During a brilliant career at Oxford University, he won the Newdigate Prize with an English poem on the Apollo Belvidere (1812). He wrote several hymns,