January 31, 2020
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Forest of Dean literature
A history of Forest of Dean in literature, and Forest of Dean literature - books about or set in the Forest of Dean. From the Reading the Forest project http://www.readingtheforest.co.uk/store/c1/findoutmore
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Geographer John Leland visits the Forest
William Camden’s "Britannia", published
Michael Drayton’s "Poly Olbion", published.
Abraham Cowley’s "On Plants", published
John Evelyn on the Armada Plot
Philip Ducarel’s "De Wyrhale, A Tale of Dean Forest in Five Cantos", published
Richard Morse’s "Lays of the Forest", poetry collection published.
"Forest Marauders: A Tale" by Richard Morse published
William Wickenden publishes "The Rustic's Lay, and other poems"
Catherine Drew’s "A Collection of Poems on the Forest of Dean and Its Neighbourhood", published.
Reverend William Wickenden publishes "A Queer Book".
Reverend H. G. Nicholls' "The Forest of Dean: an historical and descriptive account", published.
"Iron Making in the Olden Times" by Rev. H. G. Nicholls
"Personalities of the Forest of Dean" by Rev. H. G. Nicholls
Timothy Mountjoy publihses his memoirs.
"Heaven’s Gate: A Story of the Forest of Dean"
"Tales in the Speech House" published
"Dene Forest Sketches", published.
"The Thane of the Dean", published.
Harry Beddington born.
"Sea Dogs All! A Tale of Forest and Sea", published.
History of Newnham-on-Severn published
Cyril Hart born
Flora Klickmann’s first "Flower Patch" book published.
F. W. Harvey moves to the Forest
Leonard Clark publishes his first book of poetry.
Joyce Latham born
"My Friends the Foresters", radio series broadcast
Harry Beddington's Forest dialect comedy wins drama competition
Dennis Potter’s "The Changing Forest", published.
"A Fortunate Man", published.
"A Child in the Forest" on BBC Radio.
The Forest Bookshop opens
"Forest Talk", album featuring Forest authors.
G.P. Bill Tandy settles in the Forest.
Sarah Franklin's debut novel "Shelter" published
"Sugar Hall" by Tiffany Murray published
Andrew Taylor’s "Lydmouth", series.
Publication of "Warren James and the Dean Forest Riots"
William Gilpin travels down the Wye
Pace murder trial
Forest Writers: an evening of readings
Forest of Dean Local History Society formed
Dean Forest Guardian newspaper launched
Dean Heritage Centre opens
Cinderford Library opens
Early-modern literary descriptions of the Forest
The beginnings of Forest of Dean literature
Lady Jane Grey
William III & Mary II
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