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Spence, Joseph [pseud. Sir Harry Beaumont]locked

(1699–1768)
  • James Sambrook

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Spence, Joseph [pseud. Sir Harry Beaumont] (1699–1768), literary scholar and anecdotist, was born at Kingsclere, north Hampshire, on 28 April 1699. His father, Joseph (bap. 1661, d. 1715), was rector of Winnal in Winchester and precentor of the cathedral. His mother, ...

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