Richard Lovell Edgeworth
 

 

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Richard Lovell Edgeworth 1744-1817

Born in Bath. He was a landlord and inventor as well as being an author and promoter of educational ideas well before their time. These were written in collaboration with his daughter, Maria and include Practical Education and Essays on Practical Education. He greatly influenced and contributed to Maria’s writing and his Memoirs were completed by her after his death. He is buried in County Longford.

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