Cox, Edward William (1809–1879), lawyer and publisher, was born at Taunton, the eldest son of William Charles Cox, manufacturer, and Harriet, daughter of William Upcott of Exeter. He was educated at Taunton College. In 1836 he married Sophia, daughter of William Harris, surgeon in the ...
R. C. J. Cocks
Dockwray [Docwra], Thomas (d. 1559), master of the Stationers' Company and ecclesiastical lawyer, about whose origins and parentage nothing is known, does not seem to have been related to his namesake and near contemporary Sir Thomas Docwra (d. 1527), prior of the knights of ...
Cecil H. Clough
Rastell, John (c. 1475–1536), lawyer and printer, was the son of Thomas Rastell (d. 1505?); he was probably born in Coventry, though John Bale later claimed Rastell was a Londoner by birth. Rastell's father and grandfather both had civic and legal responsibilities in ...
Barbara Laning Fitzpatrick
Rivington family (per. c. 1710–c. 1960), printers, publishers, and lawyers, were, from the early eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, one of the most important book-trade dynasties in England.
The family connection with the book trade began with Charles [i] Rivington (1688–1742...
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Smith, Reginald John (1857–1916), barrister and publisher, was born at Brighton on 30 May 1857, the second son of John Smith, of Britwell House, Oxfordshire, and his wife, Emily Jane, daughter of George Frederick Cherry, of Denford, Berkshire. A colleger of Eton and scholar of ...
See Wyld, James, the younger