Turner, Sharon an English author, was born in London, Sept. 24, 1768. After many years practice as an attorney in the Temple, he retired, in 1829, to Winchmore Hill, where he resided until a few weeks before his death, which occurred in London, Feb. 13, 1847. Mr. Turner is best known by his History of England from the Earliest Period to the Death of Elizabeth, etc. (Lond. 1799-1805). He also wrote, History of Henry VIII, etc. (1826, 4to): — History of the Reigns of Edward VI, Mary, and Elizabeth (1829, 4to): — Sacred Meditations and Devotional Poems by a Layman (1810, 12mo):. — The Sacred History of the World, etc. (1832, 3 vols. 8vo), See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.