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Moore, Edwardlocked

  • Patricia Demers


Moore, Edward (1712–1757), playwright and writer, was born at Abingdon, Berkshire, on 22 March 1712, the third of seven children of Thomas Moore (d. 1721), dissenting pastor at Abingdon, and Mary, daughter of Thomas Alder of Drayton in the same county. His grandfather was the ...

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