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William Marsden (1754–1836) by George Dance, 1794 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Marsden, William (1754–1836), orientalist and numismatist, was born on 16 November 1754 at Verval, co. Wicklow, Ireland, the tenth of the sixteen children of John Marsden (1715–1801), shipping merchant and banker, and his second wife, Eleanor Bagnall (d. 1804). John Marsden retired from '...

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(Reginald) Stuart Poole (1832–1895) by unknown engraver, pubd 1895 (after Elliott & Fry) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Poole, (Reginald) Stuart (1832–1895), numismatist and Egyptologist, born in London on 27 February 1832, was the younger son of Edward Richard Poole (c.1805–1884), bibliophile and vicar of Alvaston, Derbyshire (1846–84), and Sophia Lane Poole (1804–1891), sister of Edward William Lane. From July 1842 to October 1849 he lived with his mother and her brother in ...

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Poole, Stanley Edward Lane- (1854–1931), oriental numismatist and historian, was born in London on 18 December 1854, the elder son of the Arabic scholar Edward Stanley Poole (1830–1867) [see under Poole, Sophia Lane] and his wife, Roberta Elizabeth Louisa, daughter of ...

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Thomas, Edward (1813–1886), scholar of Indian history and numismatics, was born on 31 December 1813 in Brixton, Surrey, the son of Honoratus Leigh Thomas (1769–1846), surgeon, and his wife, a daughter of the anatomist William Cumberland Cruikshank. Thomas was educated at the East India College...