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Spedding, James (1808–1881), literary editor and biographer

Leslie Stephen

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/26090

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Spedding, James (1808–1881), literary editor and biographer, was born on 26 June 1808 in Mirehouse, Cumberland, the son of John Spedding and Sarah Gibson, eldest daughter of Henry Gibson of Newcastle upon Tyne. After attending grammar school at Bury St Edmunds, he entered ...

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