A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Morton, Thomas
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Morton, Thomas (1764-1838). -- Dramatist, b. in Durham, came to London to study law, which he discarded in favour of play-writing. He wrote about 25 plays, of which several had great popularity. In one of them, Speed the Plough, he introduced Mrs. Grundy to the British public.