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Sheppard, Elizabeth Saralocked

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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, ...

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