This evening (Tues 10 Dec), Fintan O'Toole delivers a lecture 'Biography and history: the case of the Sheridans' at the RIA as part of a celebratory evening marking ten years since the first volumes of the DIB were published. Below is the DIB entry for Richard Brinsley Sheridan, one of the Sheridan family's many luminaries.
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