Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Blackmore, Richard Doddridge
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Blackmore, Richard Doddridge
BLACKMORE, Richard Doddridge, son of the Rev. John Blackmore, was born at Longworth, Berkshire, in 1825. His maternal grandmother was a grand-daughter of Dr. Doddridge. He was educated at Tiverton School, and Exeter College, Oxford, where he obtained a scholarship and graduated B.A. in 1847, taking a second class in classics. He was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1852, and afterwards practised as a conveyancer. He is the author of "Eric and Karine," "Epullia," "The Bugle of the Black Sea," and the following novels:—"Clara Vaughan," 1864; "Cradock Nowel: a Tale of the New Forest," 1866; "Lorna Doone: a Romance of Exmoor," 1869; "The Maid of Sker," 1872; "Alice Lorraine: a Tale of the South Downs," 1875; "Cripps the Carrier: a Woodland Tale," 1876; "Eréma; or, My Father's Sin," 1877; "Mary Anerley," 1880; and "Christowell: a Dartmoor tale," 1882. Mr. Blackmore has also published "The Fate of Franklin," a poem, 1860; "The Farm and Fruit of Old," a translation of the first and second Georgics of Virgil, 1862; and a translation of "The Georgics of Virgil," 1871.