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date: 21 October 2019

Allen, Alexanderlocked

(1814–1842)
  • James Mew
  • , revised by John D. Haigh

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Allen, Alexander (1814–1842), philologist and classical scholar, was born at Hackney, Middlesex, on 23 September 1814, the son of John Allen (1771–1839), a dissenting layman and author of A History of Modern Judaism (1816), and his wife, Charlotte Jane. He was educated at his father's school and at ...

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