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Moor, Edward (1771-1848), writer on Hindu mythology

Thomas Seccombe and Jonathan Bernard Katz

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Moor, Edward (1771-1848), writer on Hindu mythology, was born at Ablitt's Farm, Alderton, Suffolk, on 11 January 1771, the son and sixth child of John Moor (1737-1800), steward at Sudbourne Hall, Suffolk, and his wife, Hannah, née Woody (1738-1791). He attended a dame school in Alderton, was taught to write ...

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