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date: 26 February 2021

Lee, Elizabethlocked

(1858–1920)
  • Gillian Fenwick

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Lee, Elizabeth (1858–1920), biographer and translator, was born at 12 Keppel Street, Russell Square, London, on 25 May 1858, the daughter of Lazarus Lee (1824–1901), a millinery warehouseman who dealt in ostrich feathers, and his wife, Jessie Davis (1836/7–1915). She was one of at least six children. Her family was Jewish, and had changed its name from ...

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