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Lewis, Matthew Gregory [called Monk Lewis]locked

(1775–1818)
  • Nigel Leask

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Lewis, Matthew Gregory [called Monk Lewis] (1775–1818), novelist and playwright, was born in London on 9 July 1775, the son of Matthew Lewis (1750–1812) and his wife, Frances Maria Sewell (d. in or after 1812).

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