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Acland, Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke, thirteenth baronet (1847–1926), politician and educational reformer, was born at Holnicote, near Porlock, Somerset, on 13 October 1847, the third son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, eleventh baronet (1809–1898), and his first wife, Mary (d. 1851), daughter of ...

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Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, eleventh baronet (1809–1898), politician and educational reformer, born at Killerton, Devon, on 25 May 1809, was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland (1787–1871), politician and philanthropist, and his wife, Lydia Elizabeth (d. 1856), only daughter of ...

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Armstrong, Henry Edward (1848–1937), chemist and educational reformer, was born on 6 May 1848 at Caroline Place, Avenue Road, Lewisham, Kent, the eldest son of Richard Armstrong (1827–1884), a commission agent and importer, and his wife, Mary Ann Biddle. He was educated at ...

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Dixon, George (1820–1898), educational reformer and politician, was born on 21 July 1820 at Gomersal, Yorkshire, the fourth son in the family of five sons and three daughters of Abraham Dixon (d. 1850), merchant and inventor in the woollen textile industry, of ...

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Erasmus, Desiderius (c. 1467–1536), humanist scholar and reformer, was born in Rotterdam during the night of 27–28 October in the late 1460s—a year about 1467 seems plausible. He was illegitimate, a circumstance that doubtless contributed to the uncertainty attending all record of his origins, family name, and early life. The source of much information is the ...

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Maule, Henry (1676–1758), Church of Ireland bishop of Meath and educational reformer, was the son of William Maule, comptroller of the customs at Dublin, and Jane, daughter of Roger West. Born perhaps at Arklow, Ireland, and educated at Mr Young's school in Dublin...

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Peacock, George (1791–1858), mathematician and university reformer, was born on 9 April 1791 at Thornton Hall, Denton, near Darlington, co. Durham, one of eight children and the youngest of five sons of Thomas Peacock, perpetual curate and schoolmaster at Denton. He attended Sedbergh School...

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Rouse, William Henry Denham (1863–1950), classical scholar and educational reformer, was born on 30 May 1863 at the Baptist mission house, Calcutta, where his father, George Henry Rouse (d. 1909), was serving as Indian secretary of the Baptist Missionary Society. His mother, ...

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Tanner, Dame Emmeline Mary (1876–1955), headmistress and educational reformer, was born on 28 December 1876 at 1 Locksbrook Place, Weston, Bath, the eldest of the seven children of Samuel Thomas Tanner JP (1849–1929), coal merchant, and his wife, Jeanetta Jane, daughter of George Fry...

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Whitehouse, (John) Howard (1873–1955), educational reformer and Ruskinian, was born on 8 June 1873 at 81 Albion Street, Ladywood, Birmingham, the second son of George Whitehouse (1846–1925), electroplate worker, and his wife, Jane Enston (1845–1927). He was educated at St Mark's Church of England School, Ladywood, Birmingham...