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Valpy, Richardlocked

(1754–1836)
  • T. A. B. Corley

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Valpy, Richard (1754–1836), schoolmaster, was born at his father's landed estate in St John's, Jersey, on 7 December 1754, the eldest of the six children of Richard Valpy and Catherine, daughter of John Chevalier. His younger brother was Edward Valpy. After some local schooling, in 1764 he was sent to the college of ...

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