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Edward Howard (1793–1841)

Howard, Edward. An English novelist; born in 1793; died on Dec. 30, 1841. After serving in the navy, he wrote sea stories; and was associated with Marryat in editing the Metropolitan Magazine in 1832. Later he joined the staff of the New Monthly Magazine, then edited by Hood. His greatest work, ‘Rattlin the Reefer’ (1836), met with much success. Among his other works are: ‘The Old Commodore’ (1837); ‘Outward Bound’ (1838); ‘Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B.’ (1839); ‘Jack Ashore’; ‘The Centiad, a Poem in Four Books’ (1841); ‘Sir Henry Morgan, the Buccaneer’ (1842).