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Sterne, Laurence

Melvyn New

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Sterne, Laurence (1713–1768), writer and Church of England clergyman, was born on 24 November 1713 in Clonmel, Ireland, the second of seven children of Roger Sterne (c.1692–1731), an army ensign, and Agnes Nuttall (d. 1759), daughter of an army provisioner....

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