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Thomas Sheridan (1687 - 1738):
Cleric, Church of Ireland


Thomas Sheridan was born in County Cavan and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. In 1726 he attained a Doctorate of Divinity. He taught in the school that he had opened in Capel Street, Dublin. He was a friend of Swift and in 1738 sold his school and went to live in the Deanery of St Patrick's with him. He wrote prolifically, yet published little, except for his translations from the classics.

Born: 1687
Died: 10 October 1738
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