The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon
Lawyer and dramatist, born at Doxey, near Stafford; was called to the bar in 1821, and practised with notable success, becoming in 1849 a justice of Common Pleas and a knight; was for some years a member of Parliament; author of four tragedies, of which "Ion" is the best known; was the intimate friend and literary executor of Charles Lamb (1795-1854).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/talfourd-sir-thomas-noon.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.