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Hamilton [née Nanco], Marguerite Alberta Cora [Rita] (1907–1982), Hispanic scholar, was born of Anglo-French parentage in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on 11 June 1907. Her father, Robert John Nanco, was a barrister. She was educated in Trinidad to school certificate level; she then became a boarder at ...

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Josse, Augustin Louis (1763–1841), Roman Catholic priest and Hispanic scholar, was born in France and ordained priest in the diocese of Vannes. During the reign of terror he narrowly escaped falling victim to the French Revolution. He first sought asylum in Spain, where he remained for four years, during which time he thoroughly mastered the Spanish language. Towards the close of the century he settled in ...

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James Fitzmaurice- Kelly (1857–1923) by Sir John Lavery, 1898 by courtesy of Felix Rosenstiel's Widow & Son Ltd., London, on behalf of the Estate of Sir John Lavery; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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Lucena, Lorenzo (1807–1881), Roman Catholic and Church of England priest, translator, and Hispanic scholar, was born Lorenzo de Santa María Lucena y Pedrosa on 25 March 1807, at Aguilar de la Frontera, Córdoba, Spain, the sixth and youngest child of José Lucena Raya...

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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, ...

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Parker, Alexander Augustine [Alec] (1908–1989), Spanish scholar, was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 28 February 1908, the elder son of Arthur Parker, British consul general in Argentina, and his Uruguayan wife, Laura, née Bustamante. Brought up a Roman Catholic, he was educated in ...

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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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Julian Alfred Lane Fox Pitt- Rivers (1919–2001) by unknown photographer private collection