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Auty, Robert (1914–1978), philologist, was born on 10 October 1914 at 31 Tooker Road, Rotherham, Yorkshire, the second son and youngest of the four children of George Auty, headmaster of an elementary school, and his wife, Martha Louise, née Richards. Robert's sister Phyllis...

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See Hoernlé, (Reinhold Friedrich) Alfred

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Morris, Richard (1833–1894), scholar of early English and philologist, was born at Bermondsey, London, on 8 September 1833, the son of David Morris, a Welsh hatter. He trained as an elementary schoolmaster at St John's College, Battersea, Surrey, though his education was largely self-acquired. On 16 March 1856 he married ...

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Pennington, Anne Elizabeth (1934–1981), Slavonic philologist, was born on 31 March 1934 at Maarama, Pigeon Lane, Herne Bay, Kent, the second daughter of Alan Mather Pennington (1889–1955), manufacturer, and his wife, Janet Winifred, née Aitken (1894–1966), teacher. She was educated at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury...

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Sayce, Archibald Henry (1845–1933), orientalist and philologist, was born at Shirehampton, near Bristol, on 25 September 1845, the eldest son of Henry Samuel Sayce (d. c.1890), perpetual curate of Shirehampton, and his wife, Mary Anne, née Cartwright. The father came from a ...