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Gibbon, Edwardlocked

  • David Womersley


Gibbon, Edward (1737–1794), historian, was born at Lime Grove, Putney, on 27 April 1737, the son of Edward Gibbon (1707–1770), MP and farmer, and his first wife, Judith (1709/10–1747), the daughter of James Porten. His life reveals much about literary relations between England...

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