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Richardson, Williamlocked

(1743–1814)
  • Michael S. Moss

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Richardson, William (1743–1814), literary scholar, was born on 1 October 1743 at Aberfoyle in Perthshire, the son of James Richardson (d. 1770), the Church of Scotland parish minister, and Jean Burrell (d. 1778), who came from Northumberland. At the age of seven he witnessed in his home the rape of ...

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National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
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