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Forster, Edward (1769–1828), writer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature. 820 words.

Forster, Edward (1769–1828), writer, born at Colchester, Essex, on 11 June 1769, was the only son of Nathaniel Forster (1726–1790), the rector of All Saints in that town, and his wife,...

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Forster, William Edward (1818–1886), politician

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 5705 words.

Forster, William Edward (1818–1886), politician, born at Bradpole, Dorset, on 11 July 1818, was the only son of William Forster (1784–1854), Quaker philanthropist and minister, and his...

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Forster, Edward, the younger (1765–1849), botanist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany. 469 words.

Forster, Edward, the younger (1765–1849), botanist, was born at Wood Street, Walthamstow on 12 October 1765, the third and youngest son of Edward Forster the elder (1730–1812), and his...

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Forster, Edward Morgan (1879–1970), novelist and essayist

Nicola Beauman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 6571 words.

Forster, Edward Morgan (1879–1970), novelist and essayist, was born on 1 January 1879 at 6 Melcombe Place, Marylebone, London, the only child of Edward Morgan Llewellyn (Eddie) Forster...

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Forster, Edward, the elder (1730–1812), merchant and antiquary

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 796 words.

Forster, Edward, the elder (1730–1812), merchant and antiquary, was born on 11 February 1730 in London, eldest of the four sons of Thomas Forster (1698–1743), merchant, and his wife,...

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William Edward Forster

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(1818–86).

Forster was a hard‐working politician whose greatest achievement was the Education Act of 1870. The son of a quaker missionary, he began in the Yorkshire woollen trade...

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Forster, William Edward

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 135 words.

(1818–86).

Forster was a hard‐working politician whose greatest achievement was the *Education Act of 1870. The son of a quaker missionary, he began in the Yorkshire woollen trade...

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Forster, William Edward

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

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Forster, Edward Morgan

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 199 words.

OM 1968; CH 1953; CLitt 1961; Hon. Fellow, King’s College, Cambridge, 1946; Hon. LLD Aberdeen, 1931; Hon. LittD Liverpool, 1947, Hamilton Coll., USA, 1949, Cambridge, ...

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Forster, Edward Seymour

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 210 words.

MBE; MA (Oxon); FSA

Born 16 Dec. 1879; s of late Michael Seymour Forster, MA, BCL, of Woodhill, Crowthorne, Berks, and Elizabeth, d of George Humphrys of Ashcombe...

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Forster, William Edward (1818–86)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 128 words.

(1818–86).

Forster was a hard‐working politician whose greatest achievement was the *Education Act of 1870. The

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Forster, Edward Morgan (1879–1970)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 152 words.

Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) Fiction The Longest Journey (1907) Fiction A Room With a

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Forster, Edward Morgan (1879–1970)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 191 words.

Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) Fiction

The Longest Journey (1907) Fiction

A Room With a View...

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Forster, William Edward (1818–86)

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 71 words.

Liberal statesman; chief architect of the elementary Education Act (1870); fellow member of the Athenaeum and Cosmopolitan and

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Forster, William Edward (1818–86)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 242 words.

(1818–86).

Forster was a hard-working politician whose greatest achievement was the *Education Act of 1870. He was

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Forster, William Edward (1818–86)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 243 words.

Forster was a hard-working politician whose greatest achievement was the *Education Act of 1870. He was the son

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Forster, William Edward (1818–86)

Christine Alexander and Margaret Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 110 words.

Forster married Jane Martha Arnold (1821–99) in August 1850, shortly before Charlotte Brontë's first visit to

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