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date: 05 March 2021

Sheridan, Thomas [Tom]locked

(1775–1817)
  • A. Norman Jeffares

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Sheridan, Thomas [Tom] (1775–1817), actor and soldier, was born at Orchard Street, London, on 17 November 1775, the only son of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751–1816) and his first wife, Elizabeth Ann (Eliza) Linley (1754–1792). His father described him at two months old in typically glowing terms to his maternal grandfather ...

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