Thomas Amory (author)
|Died||25 November 1788|
In 1755 Amory published Memoirs containing the lives of several ladies of Great Britain, a History of Antiquities and Observations on the Christian Religion. This was followed by the Life of John Buncle, Esq. in 1766, which was practically a continuation: (Vol. I, 1756, and Vol. II,
Amory was a keen Unitarian. He was also a renowned eccentric, with a peculiar appearance and the manner of a gentleman. He scarcely ever stirred abroad except at dusk. He died at the age of 97, probably in London.
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