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William Dodd

(1729—1777) Church of England clergyman and forger


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(1729–77),

a popular preacher and the king's chaplain who forged a bond in the name of his former pupil, the 5th Lord Chesterfield. Despite the efforts of Dr Johnson and others, he was convicted and hanged. His many works include The Beauties of Shakespeare (1752) and Thoughts in Prison (1777).

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