Bowle, John (1725–1788), literary editor, was born on 15 October 1725 at Idmiston, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, the eldest of the four children of John Bowle (c.1700–1743), gentleman, and his wife, Sarah (1700–1785), daughter of the Revd Thomas Westley, rector of Brockley, Somerset...
R. W. Truman
Marc R. Plamondon
Chorley, John Rutter (1806–1867), scholar of Spanish literature and poet, was born on 31 July 1806 at Blackley Hurst, near Billinge, Lancashire, the third of the four children of John Chorley (1771–1816), iron worker and lock maker, and his wife, Jane, née Wilkinson (1779–1851)...
W. J. Entwistle
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Kelly, James Fitzmaurice- (1857–1923), historian of Spanish literature, was born in Glasgow on 20 June 1857, the eldest son of Colonel Thomas Kelly, then of the 40th foot but formerly of the Egyptian police, and his wife, Catherine, née Fitzmaurice. As he was a Roman Catholic and three-parts Irish, he can be said to have inherited sociability, wit, and feelings of sympathy with ...
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Mill, Robert Duguid Forrest Pring- (1924–2005), scholar of Catalan, Spanish, and Latin American literature, was born on 11 September 1924 at Talbot House, Stapleford Tawney, Essex, the son of Captain (later Major) Richard Pring-Mill, an officer in the Royal Field Artillery, and his wife, ...
Terry, Arthur Hubert (1927–2004), translator and scholar of Catalan, Spanish, and comparative literature, was born on 17 February 1927 at 25 Grosvenor Terrace, York, the son of Arthur Terry, insurance official, and his wife, Beatrice, née Hardisty. He was educated at St Peter's School, York...
Don W. Cruickshank
Varey, John Earl (1922–1999), scholar of Spanish literature, was born on 26 August 1922 at 15 Fielding Crescent, Blackburn, Lancashire, the son of Harold Varey, elementary schoolmaster, and his wife, Dorothy Halstead, née Yates. He grew up in his birthplace, attending Blackburn grammar school...