See also:antiquary, was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 21st of
See also:October 1735 . His
See also:father was a wealthy M.P. and director of the East India
See also:Company .
See also:Gough was a precocious
See also:child, and at twelve had translated from the French a
See also:history of the Bible, which his
See also:mother printed for private circulation . When fifteen he translated
See also:work on the Israelites; and at sixteen he published an elaborate work entitled
See also:Atlas Renovatus, or Geography modernized . In 1752 he entered Corpus Christi
See also:College, Cambridge, where he began his work on
See also:British topography, published in 1768 . Leaving Cambridge in 1756, he began a series of antiquarian excursions in various parts of
See also:Great Britain . In 1773 he began an edition in English of
See also:Camden's Britannia, which appeared in 1789 .
JOHN BARTHOLOMEW GOUGH (1817-1886)
CLAUDE PIERRE GOUJET (1697-1767)
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