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Wade, John (1788–1875), radical author

Philip Harling

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Wade, John (1788–1875), radical author, was born in London, where he wrote his way out of obscurity. Nothing is known about his parents. Indeed, the only ascertainable fact about his early life was that he worked for over a decade as a journeyman wool-sorter....

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Subjects: Politics

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