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Sir Austen Henry Layard (1817–1894) by George Frederic Watts, 1848 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Layard, Sir Austen Henry (1817–1894), archaeologist and politician, was born in a Paris hotel on 5 March 1817, the eldest of four children of Henry Peter John Layard, formerly of the Ceylon civil service, and Marianne, daughter of Nathaniel Austen, banker, of Ramsgate...

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Talbot, James, fourth Baron Talbot of Malahide in the peerage of Ireland, and first Baron Talbot de Malahide in the peerage of the United Kingdom (1805–1883), politician and archaeologist, was born at Tiverton, Devon, on 22 November 1805, the son of James Talbot, ...