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Sharples, Jameslocked

(1751/2–1811)
  • L. H. Cust
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Sharples, James (1751/2–1811), portrait painter, was born into a Roman Catholic family in Lancashire. His brother, Henry, became a timber merchant in Liverpool and a half-sister, Mrs Talbot, was subprioress in a Catholic school. His parents sent him to study for the priesthood in ...

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