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date: 22 January 2021

Gifford, Williamlocked

(1756–1826)
  • John Strachan

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Gifford, William (1756–1826), satirist and editor, was born in April 1756 in Ashburton, Devon, the first of the two sons of Edward Gifford (d. 1767), glazier and house painter, and his wife, Elizabeth, formerly Cain (d. 1768), the daughter of a local carpenter. ...

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