Payne, Edward John
- David Hannay
- , revised by H. C. G. Matthew
Payne, Edward John (1844–1904), historian, was born of humble origins at Easton Street, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, on 22 July 1844; he was the son of Edward William Payne, a gardener, and his wife, Mary Welch. Payne owed his education largely to his own exertions. After receiving early training at the ...