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Butler, Sir James Ramsay Montagulocked



Butler, Sir James Ramsay Montagu (1889–1975), historian, was born in the master's lodge, Trinity College, Cambridge, on 20 July 1889. Both his grandfather and his father, Henry Montagu Butler (1833–1918), had been headmaster of Harrow School, and in 1886 the latter was appointed master of ...

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