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Henry Bradley

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Bosworth, Joseph (1787/8–1876), Old English scholar, the third son of Thomas Bosworth of Etwall, Derbyshire, was born at Etwall and was baptized there on 1 June 1788. He was educated at Repton grammar school, and then at the University of Aberdeen, where at an early age he took the degree of MA, and subsequently that of LLD. He later became a member of ...

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Day, Mabel Katharine (1875–1964), scholar of medieval English, was born at St Leonards House, Linney, Ludlow, Shropshire, on 5 December 1875, the daughter of the Revd Henry George Day (1830–1900), formerly a fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, and headmaster of Sedbergh grammar school...

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Dyson, Charles (1788–1860), Church of England clergyman and university teacher, is thought to have been born at Acton, Middlesex. He was the grandson of Jeremiah Dyson (1722?–1776) and the son of another clerk of the House of Commons, also Jeremiah Dyson (d...

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Elizabeth Elstob (1683–1756) by Simon Gribelin, pubd 1709 © Copyright The British Museum

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Elstob, Elizabeth (1683–1756), Anglo-Saxon scholar, was born on 29 September 1683 at Newcastle upon Tyne, the youngest of eight children of Ralph Elstob (1647–1688), merchant, and his wife, Jane Hall (d. 1692). After her mother's death Elizabeth was brought up in the household of her father's younger brother ...

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Elstob, William (1674?–1715), Anglo-Saxon scholar and Church of England clergyman, was probably born on 1 January 1674 and baptized on 15 January at All Saints' Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, the son of Jane Hall (d. 1692) and Ralph Elstob (1647–1688). His parents had married on 20 October 1672 at ...

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Gurney, Anna (1795–1857), Old English scholar, was born on 31 December 1795, the youngest child of Richard Gurney (1742–1811), partner in Gurney's Bank, of Keswick, near Norwich, Norfolk, and his second wife, Rachel (d. 1825), second daughter of Osgood Hanbury of Holfield Grange, Essex...

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W. A. Greenhill

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Ingram, James (1774–1850), Old English scholar and antiquary, son of John Ingram (1713/14–1785) and Elizabeth (1734/5–1814), his wife, was born on 21 December 1774 at Codford St Mary, near Salisbury, where his family had owned property for several generations. He was sent to ...

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James Ingram (1774–1850) by Thomas Clement Thompson, in or after 1863 The President and Fellows of Trinity College, Oxford

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Joscelin [Joscelyn], John (1529–1603), Old English scholar and Church of England clergyman, was the third surviving son of Sir Thomas Joscelin (d. 1562), of Hyde Hall, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, and High Roding, Essex, and his wife, Dorothy, daughter of Sir Geoffrey Gate (...