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Cleland, Johnlocked

(bap. 1710, d. 1789)
  • Peter Sabor

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Cleland, John (bap. 1710, d. 1789), novelist, was baptized on 24 September 1710 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, the first of the three children of William Cleland (1673/4–1741) and his wife, Lucy (d. 1763), daughter of Samuel DuPass, a wealthy Anglicized Dutch Jewish merchant, and his wife, ...

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