Sheppard, Elizabeth Sara
- Elizabeth Lee
- , revised by Megan A. Stephan
Sheppard, Elizabeth Sara (1830–1862), novelist, was born in Blackheath, Kent, the daughter of John Sheppard, a graduate of St John's College, Oxford, and a Church of England clergyman who was of Jewish descent on his mother's side. Her father died young, without leaving provision for his family; upon his death, her mother opened a school. An accomplished linguist in Greek, Latin, Hebrew, French, and German, ...