The poet Thomas Campbell died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Scottish poet who became known for his sentimental verse and patriotic songs. His works include “The Pilgrim of Glencoe,” “Ye Mariners of England,” and “The Soldier’s Dream.”
He was one of eleven children born to Alexander and Margaret Campbell.
He served for a decade as editor of the New Monthly Magazine.
He wed his cousin, Matilda Sinclair, in 1803.
Several of his relatives traveled to and lived in Virginia. One of his brothers even married the daughter of American politician and orator Patrick Henry.
How did Thomas Campbell die?
Thomas Campbell was ambushed on his doorstep before being murdered inside his house in Tameside in July.
"Tomorrow let us do or die!"Thomas Campbell
"What millions died that Caesar might be great!"Thomas Campbell
"Ye are brothers, ye are men, and we conquer but to save."Thomas Campbell
"The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree."Thomas Campbell
"An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write; but how shall I begin? For I'm sure I have not original in me, Excepting Original Sin."Thomas Campbell