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Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East, only son of Thomas Farley of Meiltran, co. Cavan, was born at Dublin on 9 September 1823. He was destined for the legal profession, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin. His attention, however, was early directed to ...

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Lewis, Geoffrey Lewis (1920–2008), Turkish scholar, was born at 13 Abersham Road, Hackney, London, on 19 June 1920 (the date was incorrectly recorded on the birth certificate as 14 June). He was the second of the three children, and the only son, of Jewish parents, ...

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Redhouse, Sir James William (1811–1892), lexicographer of Turkish, born, possibly in Surrey, on 30 December 1811, was the eldest son of James Redhouse and his wife, Elizabeth Saunders. Left fatherless at five, he entered Christ's Hospital, London, in 1819 but was expelled in 1826, after a truancy of six days. Within ...