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Martineau, Harriet

R. K. Webb

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/18228

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Martineau, Harriet (1802–1876), writer and journalist, was born in Norwich on 12 June 1802, the sixth of eight children of Thomas Martineau (1764–1826), a cloth manufacturer descended from an old Huguenot family, and his wife, Elizabeth (1770/71–1848), the eldest daughter of Robert Rankin...

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Subjects: Journalism ; Literature

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