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Roscoe, Henrylocked

  • C. W. Sutton
  • , revised by Jonathan Harris


Roscoe, Henry (1800–1836), legal writer and biographer, was born on 17 April 1800 at Allerton Hall, near Liverpool, the youngest son of William Roscoe (1753–1831), banker, historian, and patron of the arts, and his wife, Jane (1757–1824), daughter of William Griffies, a Liverpool...

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