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Jerningham, Edwardlocked

(1737–1812)
  • Jules Smith

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Jerningham, Edward (1737–1812), poet and playwright, was born at Costessey Hall, Norfolk, the third and youngest son of Sir George Jerningham, fifth baronet (1680–1774), and his wife, Mary (d. 1785), daughter of Francis Plowden, of Plowden, Shropshire, who had been comptroller of the household of ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
H. Walpole, ed. W. S. Lewis & others, 48 vols. (1937–83)