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Blanchard Jerrold (1826–1884)

Jerrold, William Blanchard. An English journalist and topical writer, son of Douglas; born in London, Dec. 23, 1826; died there (Westminster), March 10, 1884. He edited Lloyd’s newspaper brilliantly, and became half a Frenchman in residence, speech, and manner, his best writings being contained in: ‘Paris for the English’ (3d ed. 1868); ‘The Cockaynes in Paris’ (1871); and ‘The Best of all Good Company’ (1871), a series of recollections of Dickens, Bulwer, and others; but he wrote a good comedy occasionally, and some readable stories, and also a ‘Life of Napoleon III.’ (1875–77).