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Gordon Goodwin

revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

Eagles, John (1783–1855), art critic and poet, was born in Bristol and baptized there on 8 November 1783 in the parish of St Augustine, the second of the two children, and only son, of Thomas Eagles (bap. 1746, d. 1812), merchant and classical scholar, and his wife, ...


Austin Dobson

revised by Sayoni Basu

Monkhouse, William Cosmo (1840–1901), poet and art critic, born in London on 18 March 1840, was the son of Cyril John Monkhouse, a solicitor, and his wife, Amelia Maria Delafosse, who was of a Huguenot family which came to England after the revocation of the edict of Nantes. He entered ...


Salaman, Nina Ruth (1877–1925), Hebraist and translator of medieval Hebrew poetry, was born Pauline Davis, at Friarfield House, Uttoxeter New Road, Derby, on 15 July 1877, the second of two children of Arthur Davis (1846–1906), precision instrument manufacturer and Hebrew scholar, and his wife, ...