Mr. Bampfylde Moore Carew, King of the Beggars.
Engraving. Sheet 280 x 215mm. Trimmed inside plate mark.
Bampfylde Moore Carew [1693 - 1759] was a rogue and imposter, who claimed to be King of the Beggars. Little is known about him other than what is in his memoirs 'The Life and Adventures of Bampfylde Moore Carew', first published 1745.
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