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Knight, Richard Payne

C. Stumpf-Condry and S. J. Skedd

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662556
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15733
Knight, Richard Payne

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Knight, Richard Payne (1751–1824), art collector and writer, was born at Wormsley Grange, Herefordshire, on 11 February 1751, the eldest son of the four children of Thomas Knight (1697–1764), rector of Bewdley, and his wife, formerly his servant, Ursula Nash (1715–1798), of Bitterley, Shropshire...

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Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art

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