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Agard, Arthur (1535/6–1615), archivist and antiquary, was born at Foston, Derbyshire, the second of the three sons of Clement Agard of Foston and his wife, Eleanor, daughter of Thomas Middlemore of Edgbaston. He matriculated from Queens' College, Cambridge, at Michaelmas 1553, but nothing further is known of his education, and there is no doubt that the greater part of his learning came by his study of the records of which he had charge. His knowledge of the common law may have been acquired first in one of the inns of court. ...

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Hunter, Joseph (1783–1861), antiquary and record scholar, was born at Sheffield on 6 February 1783, the son of Michael Hunter, a cutler, and his wife, Elizabeth (née Girdler). His mother died in 1787, and he, the only surviving child, was left in the guardianship of the ...

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Lascelles, Rowley (1771–1841), antiquary and archivist, was born in Westminster, the eldest son of Rowley Lascelles, a merchant, of Little Ealing, Middlesex, and his wife, Ann Dunn. He was educated from 1785 at Harrow School, and was admitted to the Middle Temple in 1788 and to the ...

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Le Squyer, Scipio (1579–1659), record keeper and antiquary, was the eldest son of Edmund Le Squyer (d. 1620) (third son of George Squyer), later rector of King's Nympton, Devon, and his wife, Martha, second daughter of Mark Slader of Bath. He left home for ...

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Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald (1811–1863), archivist and antiquary, was born on 6 February 1811 in St James's Square, Edinburgh, the only child of Walter Turnbull (d. 1819), armiger, from Hanover in Jamaica and later of Leven Lodge, near Edinburgh, and Torryburn, Fife...