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date: 22 January 2020

Knowles, James Sheridanlocked

(1784–1862)
  • T. B. Saunders
  • , revised by Peter Thomson

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Knowles, James Sheridan (1784–1862), playwright, was born at Cork on 12 May 1784, the son of James Knowles (1759–1840), lexicographer, and his first wife, Jane (d. 1800), daughter of Andrew Peace, medical practitioner of Cork, and widow of a Mr Daunt. Richard Brinsley Sheridan...

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