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date: 29 February 2020

Dowden, Edwardlocked

(1843–1913)
  • E. J. Gwynn
  • , revised by Arthur Sherbo

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Dowden, Edward (1843–1913), literary scholar and poet, was born on 3 May 1843 at Cork, the second son of John Wheeler Dowden (1799–1891), linen merchant and landowner, and his wife, Alicia Bennett (d. 1869). His elder brother, John Dowden (1840–1910), became bishop of ...

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