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William Mudford (1782–1848)

Mudford, William. An English journalist and miscellaneous writer; born in London, Jan. 8, 1782; died there, March 10, 1848. He was for many years editor of the London Courier, afterward of the Kentish Observer. Among his works were: ‘Nubilia in Search of a Husband’ (4th ed. 1809); ‘The Contemplatist’ (1811), essays on morals and literature; ‘Life and Adventures of Paul Plaintive’ (1811), a novel; ‘The Premier’ (1831), a novel; ‘Tales and Trifles from Blackwood’s’ (1849), containing the well-known story ‘The Iron Shroud,’ his best work; etc.