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date: 08 March 2021

Leigh, Ralph Alexanderlocked

(1915–1987)
  • Marian Hobson

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Leigh, Ralph Alexander (1915–1987), French scholar, was born in Poplar, Tower Hamlets, London, on 6 January 1915, the son of a journeyman tailor. His mother died tragically when he was nine. He won a scholarship to Raines' Foundation School for Boys and then won ...

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