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John Palgrave Simpson (1807–1887)

Simpson, John Palgrave. An English story-writer and dramatist; born at Norwich, 1807; died at London, Aug. 19, 1887. He wrote: ‘Second Love’ (1846); ‘Gisela’ (1847); ‘Letters from the Danube’ (1847); ‘The Lily of Paris; or, The King’s Nurse’ (1848); ‘Pictures from Revolutionary Paris’ (1848); ‘Life of Karl Maria von Weber.’ His dramatic compositions were about forty in number; among them are ‘The World and the Stage,’ and ‘Sibylla; or, Step by Step.’