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Bentley, Richard (bap. 1708, d. 1782), writer and artist

Loftus Jestin

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/2170

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Bentley, Richard (bap. 1708, d. 1782), writer and artist, was baptized on 3 June 1708 at All Saints', Cambridge, the youngest of the four children and only surviving son of Dr Richard Bentley (1662-1742), master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and his wife, Joanna Bernard (bap. 1665, d. 1740), daughter of ...

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