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Farquhar, Georgelocked

(1676/7–1707)
  • Shirley Strum Kenny

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Farquhar, George (1676/7–1707), playwright, was born in Londonderry, one of seven children of an Anglican clergyman. He was educated under a schoolmaster named Walker. His wife later claimed that he served as a volunteer under Colonel Hans Hamilton at the battle of the ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
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