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date: 30 October 2020

Sisam, Kennethlocked

  • Christopher Stray


Sisam, Kenneth (1887–1971), Anglo-Saxon scholar and publisher, was born in Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand, on 2 September 1887, the youngest of eight children of Alfred John Sisam (1844–1928) and his wife, Maria, née Knights (1846–1895). The family name came from the village of ...

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