- Ronald Bayne
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Boys, Thomas (1792–1880), biblical scholar and writer, was born on 17 June 1792 at Sandwich, Kent, the only son of Rear-Admiral Thomas Boys of Kent. He was educated at Tonbridge grammar school and entered Trinity College, Cambridge, on 13 October 1808. He was made a scholar and a Smythe exhibitioner in 1810, and graduated BA (1813) and MA (1817). After university he entered the ...