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Hoyle, Edmondlocked

(1671/2–1769)
  • H. R. Tedder
  • , revised by Heather Shore

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Hoyle, Edmond (1671/2–1769), writer on card games, is said to have been a barrister by profession (Chambers, 282). In 1741 he was living in Queen Square, London, and gave lessons on whist playing. He also circulated a manuscript handbook, which developed into his famous and popular ...

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