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John Stagg

John Stagg, born in 1770, is the author of The Cumbrian Minstrel (T. Wilkinson, 1821); The Minstrel of the North: Or, Cumbrian Legends (Hamblin and Seyfang, 1810); and Miscellaneous Poems (Carlisle, 1804), among others. He is best known for his poem “The Vampyre.” He died in Workington, England, in 1823.