Lord Francis Jeffrey (999 words)

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Engraving by W. Wastle after P.M., 1819. Courtesy The Walter Scott Digital Archive, Edinburgh University Library.

Francis Jeffrey was born in Edinburgh on 23 October, 1773 and was educated in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Queen's College, Oxford. Although he made his name as the shaping force behind the Edinburgh Review, a journal solidly on the Whig side of the political debates in early nineteenth-century Britain, he came f…

Citation:
Perkins, Pam. "Lord Francis Jeffrey". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 July 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=2355, accessed 04 December 2016.]


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