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date: 11 April 2021

Sheridan, Richard Brinsleylocked

(1751–1816)
  • A. Norman Jeffares

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Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751–1816), playwright and politician, was born in September or October 1751 at 12 Dorset Street, Dublin, the third child of Thomas Sheridan (1719?–1788), actor and orthoepist, and his wife, Frances Sheridan, née Chamberlaine (1724–1766), novelist and playwright. He was baptized at ...

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