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Clarke, Henry Butler (1863–1904), historian of Spain, born on 9 November 1863 at Marchington, Staffordshire, of which parish his father was incumbent, was the elder son of Henry Clarke (d. 1884) and his wife, Helen, daughter of John Leech of Etwall, near ...

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Hutchinson, Marjorie Eileen Henrietta Grice- [married name Marjorie Eileen Henrietta von Schlippenbach], Baroness von Schlippenbach (1909–2003), historian of economic thought and Hispanist, was born on 26 May 1909 at The Lodge, Silverdale Road, Eastbourne, Sussex, the only child of George William Grice-Hutchinson (1877–1959)...

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H. V. Livermore

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Prestage, Edgar (1869–1951), historian and Portuguese scholar, was born in Manchester on 20 July 1869, the only surviving child of John Edward Prestage (1828/9–1915), solicitor, and his wife, Elizabeth Rose (1843/4–1917), both of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Towards the end of his life he attributed the awakening of an interest in ...

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Andrew Clark

revised by John D. Haigh

Webster, Wentworth (1829–1907), Basque scholar and folklorist, was born at Uxbridge, Middlesex, the eldest son of Charles Webster. Owing to delicate health he had no regular schooling, but he was a hard-working boy with a retentive memory, and was a well-informed student when he was admitted commoner of ...