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Lamb, Charles

Peter Swaab

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15912

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Lamb, Charles (1775–1834), essayist, was born at 2 Crown Office Row in the Temple, London, on 10 February 1775, the son of John Lamb (c.1725–1799), a servant, and Elizabeth, née Field (d. 1796).

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