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Lathom, Francislocked

  • Clare L. Taylor


Lathom, Francis (1777–1832), novelist and playwright, born at Norwich, is said to have been the illegitimate son of an English peer. In early life he wrote for the Norwich Theatre, and probably acted there. His plays, including All in a Bustle (1795), The Dash of the Day...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)