Richard Greene (antiquary)


Died aged c. 77

Richard Greene (1716–1793), was an English antiquary and collector of curiosities.

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Richard Greene, Apothecary, Born 1716, Died 1793. Here he lived from 1760 to his death and hoed his celebrated museum which was inspected and admired by his relative Dr Samuel Johnson on his visits to Lichfield. It was to Richard Greene that Dr Johnson set the epitaph for his father's tombstone in 1784. His motto was "Nemo sibi vivat" (let no man live to himself)

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