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Grierson, Philip (1910–2006), historian and numismatist, was born on 15 November 1910 at Portobello House, Dublin, one of four children of Philip Henry Grierson, landowner and surveyor, of Kilcarberry House, Clondalkin, and his wife, Roberta Ellen Jane, née Pope. He was educated at ...


Stephen Martin Leake (1702–1773) by Thomas Milton, pubd 1803 (after Robert Edge Pine) © National Portrait Gallery, London


Leake, Stephen Martin (1702–1773), herald and numismatist, was born Stephen Martin on 5 April 1702 and baptized at St Dunstan's, Stepney, on 20 April, the only surviving son of Captain Stephen Martin (1666–1736), naval officer, and his wife, Elizabeth (1665/6–1723), younger daughter of ...


Mattingly, Harold (1884–1964), numismatist and ancient historian, was born at Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk, on 24 December 1884, the son of Robert Mattingly, a clothier who became a JP and mayor of Sudbury, and his wife, Gertrude Emma Boggis. In January 1896 he went to the ...