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Tewkesbury, Alan of (b. before 1150, d. 1202), abbot of Tewkesbury and compiler of a manuscript collection, was successively canon of Benevento (1171?–1174); monk (1174–9), then prior (6 August 1179 – early June 1186) of the Benedictine monastery of Christ Church, Canterbury; and abbot (from June 1186) of the Benedictine abbey of ...


Thomason, George (c. 1602–1666), bookseller and collector of civil-war tracts, was the son of George Thomason, husbandman of Sudlow, Cheshire, where Thomason may have been born (some sources suggest he was born at Westham in Sussex). He was apprenticed to Henry Fetherstone...


Henry Yates Thompson (1838–1928) by Sir Benjamin Stone, 1906 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Thompson, Henry Yates (1838–1928), collector of illuminated manuscripts and newspaper proprietor, was born at Dingle Cottage, near Liverpool, on 15 December 1838, the eldest of five sons of Samuel Henry Thompson, of Thingwall Hall, Lancashire, a partner in the bank of Arthur Heywood, Sons & Co....