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Robert Burton
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Born in Lindley, Leicestershire
Born on 8th of February 1577
Died on 25th of January 1640

Born 1577. Died 1640 - English writer and clergyman.


Educated at Brasenose College, Oxford. His great work was Anatomy of Melancholy written using the pseudonym Democritus Junior.

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