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A. J. K. Esdaile

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Gilson, Julius Parnell (1868–1929), librarian and palaeographer, was born at Worksop, Nottinghamshire, on 23 June 1868, the younger son of Henry Robert Gilson, of Worksop, and his wife, Mary Anne, daughter of George Quilter, vicar of Canwick, near Lincoln. He was educated at ...

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Sir Frederic Madden (1801–1873) by Richard Cockle Lucas, 1849 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Madden, Sir Frederic (1801–1873), palaeographer and librarian, was born at 31 St Thomas's Street, Portsmouth, on 16 February 1801, the eleventh of the thirteen children of Captain William John Madden (1757–1833), Royal Marines, and Sarah Carter Madden (1759–1833), daughter of the Revd Arnold Carter...

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Thompson, Sir Edward Maunde (1840–1929), palaeographer and librarian, was born on 4 May 1840 at Clarendon, Jamaica, the eldest son of Edward Thompson, custos of Clarendon, and Elizabeth Hayhurst, daughter of Samuel Poole, of Clarendon. He was educated at Rugby School (1854–9) and was admitted to ...

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Sir Edward Maunde Thompson (1840–1929) by Bassano, 1899 © National Portrait Gallery, London