Kent Life - - Literary Life -

Wil­liam Cax­ton, in­ven­tor of the print­ing press, was born in Kent and his in­ven­tion helped many Kent di­alect words and spellings be­come stan­dard English. He was also the very first re­tailer of printed books in the UK and the first book he is said to have pro­duced was none other than Chaucer’s Can­ter­bury Tales.

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