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Sherard, Robert Harborough

1861 - 1943

Robert Harborough Sherard was born Robert Harborough Sherard Kennedy on 3 December 1861 at Putney, England, the son of Reverend Bennet Sherard Calcraft Kennedy (illegitimate son of the 6th Earl of Harborough and actress Emma Love) and Jane Stanley Wordsworth, the granddaughter of William Wordsworth. He dropped the surname Kennedy upon moving to Paris in late 1882.

He was married in turn to Marthe Lipska in 1887, Irene Osgood in 1908, and Alice Muriel Fiddian in 1928.

Robert H.Sherard was an English writer and journalist. He was a friend, and the first biographer, of Oscar Wilde, as well as being Wilde's most prolific biographer in the first half of the twentieth century.

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