Last Name Mason
First Name William
Other Last Name MacGreggor
Other First Name Malcolm
Birth Date 1725
Death Date 1797
Gender m
Biographical Notes Mason was a poet, garden designer, and clergyman. A lifelong friend of Thomas Gray, his most famous work was The Poems of Mr. Gray, to which are Prefixed Memoirs of His Life and Writings, which both bolstered Gray's literary reputation and established the "life and letters" mode of biography. Source: Oxford DNB.
Biographical Annotation Mason was a poet, garden designer, and clergyman. A lifelong friend of Thomas Gray, his most famous work was The Poems of Mr. Gray, to which are Prefixed Memoirs of His Life and Writings, which both bolstered Gray's literary reputation and established the "life and letters" mode of biography. Source: Oxford DNB.
Nationality English
Person URI http://viaf.org/viaf/95718679/
Resident In the Lake District No
Resident In London No
Resident Outside UK No
Travel Outside UK No
Birthplace Kingston-Upon-Hull
Deathplace Aston
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