How did Thomas Chatterton (1752-70) die?

Thomas Chatterton was the author of several pseudo fifteenth-century poems supposedly written by monk Thomas Rowley.

He committed suicide in his London garret by taking arsenic at age seventeen, driven to despair by poverty.

He became a hero of native English verse to Romantic poets such as Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats.

Chatterton was the author of several pseudofifteenth-century poems supposedly written by monk Thomas Rowley. He committed suicide in his London

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