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date: 11 May 2021

Smith, Sir Williamlocked

(1813–1893)
  • Ronald E. Clements

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Smith, Sir William (1813–1893), classical and biblical scholar, was born in London on 20 May 1813, the eldest son of William Smith, tallow chandler, of Enfield, Middlesex. His parents were Congregationalists, and Philip Smith (1817–1885) was his younger brother. William initially planned to study theology but then turned to the law and took articles with ...

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