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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:

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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 (...

Reference Entry.  1285 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Literature

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