Jerningham, Mr. (Edward), 1737?-1812

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Edward Jerningham (1737?-1812) was an English poet and dramatist.

From the description of Papers of Edward Jerningham, 1760-1812. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122545735

Poet, dramatist.

Born in 1737, Jerningham was the third son of Sir George Jerningham, Baronet of Costessey Park, Norfolk, and Mary Plowden. He was educated in France, at the English College at Douai and, later, at the University of Paris. Jerningham wrote several plays and numerous poems, including "The African Boy," one of his more famous works depicting an event related to the most pressing issue in England during his time: the situation of the African slaves. He died in 1812.

From the description of Letter, 1811. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50657812

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Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
Dramatists, English--19th century--Correspondence
Authors, English--18th century--Correspondence
Poets, English--18th century--Correspondence
Dramatists, English--18th century--Correspondence
Poets, English--19th century--Correspondence


Birth 1737

Death 1812



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