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Gaisford, Thomas (1779–1855), classical scholar and dean of Christ Church, Oxford, was born at Iford Manor in Wiltshire on 22 December 1779. He was the eldest son of John Gaisford, a wealthy clothier of Bradford, Wiltshire, from whom he inherited a valuable house and estate; his mother was ...

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Vincent, William (1739–1815), dean of Westminster and classical scholar, was born in the City of London on 2 November 1739, the fifth and youngest son of Giles Vincent of Lime Street ward and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Thomas Holloway of Newnham Murren, Oxfordshire...