I would not be forgotten: the life and work of Robert Stephen Hawker, 1803-1875
Robert Stephen Hawker was vicar of Morwenstow parish in Cornwall in the 19th Century. He was known for encouraging parishioners to rescue shipwrecked sailors and was also an accomplished poet. Most of his work was out-of-print, but many poems have been reprinted in this new biography.
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