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Lucas, Samuel (1811–1865), journalist and educational reformer

Miles Taylor and H. J. Spencer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Lucas, Samuel (1811–1865), journalist and educational reformer, was the eldest son of Samuel Hayhurst Lucas, a Quaker corn merchant of Wandsworth, Surrey. His younger brother was Frederick Lucas, who converted to Roman Catholicism and founded The Tablet; Samuel, by contrast, remained a Quaker all his life, and opposition to the established church was a steady theme throughout his career. His childhood and early adult years were spent in ...

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Subjects: Journalism ; Education

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