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George Borrow

George Henry Borrow (5 July 1803 – 26 July 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his own experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with the Romani people of Europe, who figure prominently in his work. His best known books are The Bible in Spain, the autobiographical Lavengro, and The Romany Rye, about his time with the English Romanichal (gypsies).

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Oulton Broad Village - George Borrow
... After marrying in 1840 the writer, traveller, and walker George Borrow moved to his wife's estate in Oulton Broad ...

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