Nicholson, Reynold Alleyne
- H. A. R. Gibb
- , revised by Christine Woodhead
Nicholson, Reynold Alleyne (1868–1945), orientalist, was born at Keighley, Yorkshire, on 19 August 1868, the eldest of the five children of Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1844–1899) and his wife, Isabella Hutchison, from Kirkcaldy in Fife. His father, then a practising surgeon, later became professor of natural history at the universities of ...