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Arnold, Thomas James (1803–1877), barrister and literary translator, was born on 6 July 1803 in Downing Street, Westminster, London, the eldest son of Samuel James Arnold (1774–1852), dramatist, and Matilda Catherine Pye (d. 1851), younger daughter of Henry James Pye, MP and poet laureate. He was educated at ...


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Morley, William Hook (1815–1860), orientalist and lawyer, born at St Michael's Place, Brompton, London, the second son of George Morley of the Inner Temple, distinguished himself in 1838 by discovering a missing manuscript of Rashidudin, Jámi Al Tawaríkh. He entered the Middle Temple...


Sparrow, John (1615–1670), translator and lawyer, was born on 12 May 1615 at Stambourne, Essex, the first son of John Sparrow, a military man. He matriculated from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1631 but did not graduate. He was admitted of the Inner Temple...


John Sparrow (1615–1670) by David Loggan, 1659 © National Portrait Gallery, London


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