Richard Hurd, 1720–1808, English theologian, editor, and critic. From 1781 until his death he was bishop of Worcester. His best-known works are Moral and Political Dialogues (1757) and Letters on Chivalry and Romance (1762), an examination of knight-errantry and Gothic literature.
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