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Ingleby, Clement Mansfield, 1823-86 (critic and author)



Clement Mansfield Ingleby (1823-86), Shakespearean critic and author, was born on 29 October 1823 at Edgbaston, Birmingham. He was educated privately before proceeding in 1843 to Trinity College, Cambridge, from where he graduated BA in 1847, later receiving the degrees of MA (1850) and LLD (1859). Ingleby returned to Birmingham and joined his father's law firm, becoming a partner in 1850. He gave classes in logic in the industrial department of the newly formed Birmingham and Midland Institute and published several textbooks on logic. He also published articles on Shakespearian topics in the local press. Ingleby completed his Introduction to Metaphysics, published in two parts in 1864 and (after a period of ill health) 1869. Ingleby read a number of papers before the Royal Society of Literature, and was elected a vice-president of the society in 1876, having previously served as its foreign secretary. Ingleby died on 26 September 1886.

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Clement Mansfield Ingleby: Letter to W. Aldis Wright, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/707
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1875
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