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Ireland, Samuel William Henry
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A notorious forger of Shakespearian relics, born in London, son of a dealer in old books and prints; imposed on his father and a number of lovers of the antique, till he was exposed by Malone; he published a confession of his forgeries, and died in obscurity and poverty (1777-1835).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ireland, Samuel William Henry'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​i/ireland-samuel-william-henry.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.