Christopher Anstey
(1724-1805)

writer and poet

Died aged c. 81

Christopher Anstey (31 October 1724 – 3 August 1805) was an English poet who also wrote in Latin. His New Bath Guide began an easy satirical fashion that was influential in the second half of the 18th century.

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Photo of Christopher Anstey bronze plaque
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Here lived Christopher Anstey 1770-1805

5 Royal Crescent, Bath, United Kingdom where he lived