Thomas Edlyne Tomlins (bapt. 26 September 1803 – 17 May 1875) was an English legal writer.
Tomlins was born in London, the son of Alfred Tomlins, a clerk in the Irish exchequer office, Paradise Row, Lambeth, and his wife Elizabeth. He was the nephew of Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins. He entered St. Paul's School, London on 6 February 1811, and was admitted to practice in London as an attorney in the Michaelmas term of 1827.
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Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins was an English legal writer.
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He died in Islington, London, in the spring of 1875.
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Tomlins was the author of:
He also edited Sir Thomas Littleton's Treatise of Tenures (1841); revised Alexander Fraser Tytler's Elements of General History (1844); translated the Chronicles of Jocelin of Brakelond (1844) for the "Popular Library of Modern Authors"; and contributed to the Shakespeare Society A New Document regarding the Authority of the Master of the Revels which had been discovered on the patent roll (Shakespeare Society Papers, 1847, iii. 1–6).
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Elizabeth Sophia Tomlins (1763–1828), was born in 1763. In 1797 her brother, later Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins (1762–1841), published ‘Tributes of Affection by a Lady and her Brother’, a collection of short poems, most of them by her. Besides contributing several pieces to various periodical publications, she was the author of several novels, of which the most popular was ‘The Victim of Fancy,’ an imitation of Goethe's ‘Werther.’ Others were ‘The Baroness d'Alunton,’ and ‘Rosalind de Tracy,’ 1798, 12mo. She also translated the ‘History of Napoleon Bonaparte’ from one of the works of Louis Pierre Anquetil. Miss Tomlins died at The Firs, Cheltenham, on 8 August 1828.
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