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Buckingham, Leicester Silk (1825–1867), playwright

G. C. Boase

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Buckingham, Leicester Silk (1825–1867), playwright, the youngest son of James Silk Buckingham (1786–1855), oriental traveller, and Elizabeth Jennings (1786–1865), was born at 11 Cornwall Terrace, Regent's Park, London, on 29 June 1825. Under the name of L. S. F. Y. Buckingham he married, at the age of eighteen, on 5 April 1844 at ...

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