Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Playwright and politician; known for plays such as The Rivals and The School for Scandal; prominent Whig; his poetry circulated among both the Tickell family coterie, with whom he had familial ties through his wife Elizabeth Linley Sheridan, and the Cavendish-Ponsonby-Crewe network, with whom he had social ties. 

Full Name Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Gender Male
Birth Date 1751
Death Date 1816
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