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Prowse, William Jeffery (1836-1870), humorist

Sidney Lee and Megan A. Stephan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Prowse, William Jeffery (1836-1870), humorist, was born at Torquay, Devon, on 6 May 1836, the son of Isaac Prowse (d. 1844) and his wife, Marianne Jeffery, who had known Keats and who had a volume of her poems published. Upon the death of his father in 1844, he was taken ...

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