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date: 17 September 2019

Reeve, Claralocked

(1729–1807)
  • Gary Kelly

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Reeve, Clara (1729–1807), novelist and poet, was born at Ipswich on 23 January 1729, the eldest daughter of William Reeve (d. 1755), rector of Freston and of Kerton, Suffolk, and perpetual curate of St Nicholas, Ipswich. Her mother, Hannah, was a daughter of ...

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