JOHN ABRAHAM HERAUD (son of Abraham Heraud, law stationer, d. 1846). b. St. Andrew's, Holborn, London 5 July 1799; friend of Coleridge, Southey, Wordsworth and Carlyle; assistant editor of Fraser's Mag. 1830-33; edited The Sunbeam 1838-9, the Monthly Mag. 1839-42 and the Christian monthly mag.; contributor and dramatic critic to the Athenaeum 1843-68; dramatic critic Illust. London News 1849-79; a brother of the Charterhouse 21 July 1873 to death; wrote Videna, a tragedy, Marylebone theatre 1854, Wife and no Wife, and Medea; author of The legend of St. Loy 1820; The descent into hell 1830, 2 ed. 1857; The life and times of G. Savonarola 1843; The sibyl among the tombs 1886. d. Charterhouse, Charterhouse sq. London 20 April 1887. Athenaeum 23, 30 April (1887); I. L. N. [Illustrated London News] 30 April 1887 p. 485.