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Forster, Edward (1769–1828), writer

Gordon Goodwin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9905

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Forster, Edward (1769–1828), writer, born at Colchester, Essex, on 11 June 1769, was the only son of Nathaniel Forster (1726–1790), the rector of All Saints in that town, and his wife, Rhoda (d. 1805). After receiving some basic education at home, he was sent to ...

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