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Lamb, Mary Anne (1764-1847), children's writer

Jane Aaron

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Lamb, Mary Anne (1764-1847), children's writer, was born on 3 December 1764 in the Inner Temple, London, the second of the three surviving of the seven children of John Lamb (c.1725-1799), waiter at the Inner Temple, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1796), daughter of Mary Field, housekeeper at Blakesware House ...

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