Lee, Sir Sidney

Lee, Sir Sidney, 1859–1926, English editor and author. He was editor (1891–1901) of the Dictionary of National Biography but is best known for his Life of William Shakespeare (1898, rev. ed. 1925), which was an enlargement of his work for the Dictionary. Lee was knighted in 1911.

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