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Taylor, Edgarlocked

  • Alexander Gordon
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Taylor, Edgar (1793–1839), lawyer and author, the fifth son of Samuel Taylor, and great-grandson of the dissenting divine and Hebrew scholar John Taylor (1694–1761), was born at Banham, Norfolk, on 28 January 1793. He was at school at Palgrave, Suffolk, under the Presbyterian schoolmaster ...

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