Brerewood, Thomas (DNB00)

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BREREWOOD, THOMAS (d. 1748), poetical writer, was son of Thomas Brerewood of Horton, Cheshire, and grandson of Sir Robert Brerewood [q. v.], justice of the court of common pleas. He led the life of a country gentleman at Horton, and died in 1748. Some pieces of poetry by him were printed in the earlier numbers of the 'Gentleman's Magazine;' after his death there appeared a work by him in rhymed verse of little merit (with a eulogistic preface by an anonymous editor), entitled 'Galfred and Juetta, or the Road of Nature, a Tale in three cantos,' London, 1772, 4to, pp. 56.

[Gent. Mag. vii. 760, xiv. 46, xvi. 157, 265, xxiv. 428, Ixi. 714; Universal Catalogue for 1772, art. 78; Lipscomb's Buckinghamshire, iv. 511.]

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