Reference Entry

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816), playwright and politician

A.N. Jeffares

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Early years and upbringing | Romantic hero | Author and theatre proprietor | The social man and the politician | Personal relationships | The complexities of politics | The political and private roller-coaster: final years | Posthumous reputation

Reference Entry.  7511 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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