Hampton Wick is a village in the south-west corner of London, U.K. It is just south of Teddington.
window Hereford Cathedral

Thomas Traherne
1637 - 1674

curate poet and mystic

born Herefordshire - died Teddington


Thomas Traherne was a 17th Century curate who wrote prose and poetry. His writings have achieved prominence from the early 20th Century, culminating with the installation of commemorative windows at Hereford Cathedral.

'More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery' - Thomas Traherne

General References to Thomas Traherne

Find A Grave memorial by Kelvin Adams
I have temporarily removed a reference to the Oxford DNB in case I am infringing copyright
Thomas Traherne by Jack Geddes
Wikipedia article
Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Thomas Traherne page
Thomas Traherne Quotes

Meditations of Thomas Traherne and his search for Felicity

Thomas Traherne's Meditations Introduction | Thomas Traherne's Meditations First Century
Thomas Traherne's Meditations Second Century | Thomas Traherne's Meditations Third Century
Thomas Traherne's Meditations Fourth Century | Thomas Traherne's Meditations Fifth Century

Thomas Traherne His Search for Felicity by Elsa-Brita Titchenell

Poems by Thomas Traherne

Eden by Thomas Traherne.htm | In Making Bodies Love Could Not Express by Thomas Traherne
Innocence by Thomas Traherne | News by Thomas Traherne | Walking by Thomas Traherne
Wonder by Thomas Traherne | That Childish Thoughts Such Joys Inspire by Thomas Traherne.htm

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