Gifford, John [formerly John Richards Green]
- Leslie Stephen
- , revised by Adam I. P. Smith
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. ...