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Gifford, John [formerly John Richards Green]locked

(1758–1818)
  • Leslie Stephen
  • , revised by Adam I. P. Smith

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Gifford, John [formerly John Richards Green] (1758–1818), tory political writer, was the only son of John Green, a lawyer in Worfield, Shropshire. His mother and father died shortly after his birth, whereupon he lived with his grandparents, from whom he inherited a large property in 1772. ...

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