|Birth: ||Jun. 7, 1825|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1900|
Author. He was the author of "Lorna Doone", 1869, which recreated his native Exmoor during the seventeeth century, as well as of other novels including "Springhaven", 1887, a Napoleonic romance. Originally Blackmore was a barrister at the Middle Temple, but after a breakdown in his health he moved to Teddington where he pursued his literary work, supplementing his income by opening a market garden.
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