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William Hone

  • Birth 3 Jun 1780
  • Death 8 Nov 1842
  • Burial Stoke Newington, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 19863

Bookseller and radical author whose satirical magazine, the 'Political Litany', was prosecuted in a famous case for blasphemy. He was acquitted, but continued his association with the cartoonist Cruickshank in a number of political squibs. Became a friend of Charles Dickens who attended his funeral.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19863
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hone (3 Jun 1780–8 Nov 1842), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19863, citing Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .