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H. R. Tedder

revised by C. M. Fraser

Adamson, John (1787–1855), antiquary and Portuguese scholar, the last surviving son of Lieutenant Cuthbert Adamson RN and his second wife, Mary Huthwaite, was born on 13 September 1787 at his father's house in Gateshead. After education at the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne...

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Bowle, John (1725–1788), literary editor, was born on 15 October 1725 at Idmiston, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, the eldest of the four children of John Bowle (c.1700–1743), gentleman, and his wife, Sarah (1700–1785), daughter of the Revd Thomas Westley, rector of Brockley, Somerset...

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Angela Brazil (1868–1947) by Lafayette, c. 1934 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Brazil, Angela (1868–1947), children's writer, was born at 1 West Cliff, Preston, Lancashire, on 30 November 1868, the younger daughter and fourth child of Clarence Brazil (1831–1899) and his wife, Angelica McKinnell (1835/6–1915). The Brazils were of Irish descent and Angela was proud of her ‘Celtic’ ancestry, but with her dark hair and eyes she resembled in appearance her half-Spanish mother. ...

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Thomas Seccombe

revised by R. W. Truman

Burke, Ulick Ralph (1845–1895), Spanish scholar, eldest son of Charles Granby Burke (b. 1814), of St Philip's, Milltown, co. Dublin, master of the court of common pleas in Ireland (1852–82), and his first wife, Emma Jane (d. 1869), daughter of Ralph Creyke...

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Chorley, John Rutter (1806–1867), scholar of Spanish literature and poet, was born on 31 July 1806 at Blackley Hurst, near Billinge, Lancashire, the third of the four children of John Chorley (1771–1816), iron worker and lock maker, and his wife, Jane, née Wilkinson (1779–1851)...

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Churton, Edward (1800–1874), theologian and Spanish scholar, was born on 10 February 1800 at Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire, the second son of Ralph Churton (1754–1831), archdeacon of St David's, and his wife, Mary (1770–1829), the daughter of Richard Calcot, of Steane, Northamptonshire. William Churton...

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Clarke, Henry Butler (1863–1904), historian of Spain, born on 9 November 1863 at Marchington, Staffordshire, of which parish his father was incumbent, was the elder son of Henry Clarke (d. 1884) and his wife, Helen, daughter of John Leech of Etwall, near ...

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Hamilton [née Nanco], Marguerite Alberta Cora [Rita] (1907–1982), Hispanic scholar, was born of Anglo-French parentage in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on 11 June 1907. Her father, Robert John Nanco, was a barrister. She was educated in Trinidad to school certificate level; she then became a boarder at ...

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Hutchinson, Marjorie Eileen Henrietta Grice- [married name Marjorie Eileen Henrietta von Schlippenbach], Baroness von Schlippenbach (1909–2003), historian of economic thought and Hispanist, was born on 26 May 1909 at The Lodge, Silverdale Road, Eastbourne, Sussex, the only child of George William Grice-Hutchinson (1877–1959)...

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Josse, Augustin Louis (1763–1841), Roman Catholic priest and Hispanic scholar, was born in France and ordained priest in the diocese of Vannes. During the reign of terror he narrowly escaped falling victim to the French Revolution. He first sought asylum in Spain, where he remained for four years, during which time he thoroughly mastered the Spanish language. Towards the close of the century he settled in ...

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Kelly, James Fitzmaurice- (1857–1923), historian of Spanish literature, was born in Glasgow on 20 June 1857, the eldest son of Colonel Thomas Kelly, then of the 40th foot but formerly of the Egyptian police, and his wife, Catherine, née Fitzmaurice. As he was a Roman Catholic and three-parts Irish, he can be said to have inherited sociability, wit, and feelings of sympathy with ...

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James Fitzmaurice- Kelly (1857–1923) by Sir John Lavery, 1898 by courtesy of Felix Rosenstiel's Widow & Son Ltd., London, on behalf of the Estate of Sir John Lavery; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lucena, Lorenzo (1807–1881), Roman Catholic and Church of England priest, translator, and Hispanic scholar, was born Lorenzo de Santa María Lucena y Pedrosa on 25 March 1807, at Aguilar de la Frontera, Córdoba, Spain, the sixth and youngest child of José Lucena Raya...

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Lyde, Lionel William (1863–1947), geographer, was born on 28 March 1863 at the vicarage, Wigton, Cumberland, the eldest son of William Lyde (1829/30–1914), vicar of Wigton, and his wife, Elizabeth Emily Hart, née Chamberlain (1841/2–1874). He was educated at Sedbergh School, and at ...

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MacColl, Norman (1843–1904), journal editor and Spanish scholar, was born on 31 August 1843 at 28 Ann Street, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, the only child of Alexander Stewart MacColl and his wife, Eliza Fulford of Crediton. His grandfather, Donald MacColl, was an Episcopalian clergyman who later became factor to the ...

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Mackay, John Alexander (1889–1983), theologian and Hispanic scholar, was born on 17 May 1889 in Inverness, Scotland, the eldest of the five children of Duncan Mackay (1859–1948), a tailor and clothier, and his wife, Isabella Macdonald (1869–1933).

Mackay received an MA in 1912 with first-class honours in philosophy from the ...

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McClelland, Ivy Lilian (1908–2006), scholar of Spanish literature, was born on 18 May 1908 at 64 Sheil Road, West Derby, Liverpool, the only daughter and elder child of William Henry McClelland, insurance agent, and his wife, Selina, née Foxall. With her brother, Leslie (...

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Mill, Robert Duguid Forrest Pring- (1924–2005), scholar of Catalan, Spanish, and Latin American literature, was born on 11 September 1924 at Talbot House, Stapleford Tawney, Essex, the son of Captain (later Major) Richard Pring-Mill, an officer in the Royal Field Artillery, and his wife, ...

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Parker, Alexander Augustine [Alec] (1908–1989), Spanish scholar, was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 28 February 1908, the elder son of Arthur Parker, British consul general in Argentina, and his Uruguayan wife, Laura, née Bustamante. Brought up a Roman Catholic, he was educated in ...