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1. John William Ward, Lord Dudley (1781-1833), politician, close friend of Edward Copleston. He reviewed (#161) Francis Hardy, Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl of Charlemont. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1810. James Caulfield, 4th Viscount, 1st Earl Charlemont (1728-1799), Irish statesman.

2. Gifford's "our inviolable plan" refers to Gifford's and Murray's policy, adopted from Jeffrey and Constable at the Edinburgh Review, that all contributors, regardless of class or means, should be paid for their articles.

3. Anna Seward (1747-1809), author, friend of Sir Walter Scott who in 1810 published an edition of her poetry. Letters of Anna Seward: written between the years 1784 and 1807 Edinburgh : A. Constable and Company, 1811. No review of the work appeared in the QR.

4. #163, by John Davison (1777-1834), later prebendary of Worcester. Henry Hallam (1777-1859), barrister, occasional contributor to the Edinburgh Review, father of Arthur Hallam, Tennyson's lamented friend.

5. #154, by Macvey Napier (1776-1847), later the editor of the Edinburgh Review. Richard Heber (1773-1833), friend of George Canning and Walter Scott, half-brother to Reginald Heber.

6. #173.

7. #158, possibly by John Henry Allen (1780-1848), a graduate and fellow of Merton College, Oxford (B.A. 1801), whose grandson may have been named for Reginald Heber.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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