Elstob, Elizabeth (1683–1756), Anglo-Saxon scholar, was born on 29 September 1683 at Newcastle upon Tyne, the youngest of eight children of Ralph Elstob (1647–1688), merchant, and his wife, Jane Hall (d. 1692). After her mother's death Elizabeth was brought up in the household of her father's younger brother ...
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Elstob, William (1674
Lisle [L'Isle], William (c. 1569–1637), translator and Anglo-Saxon scholar, was one of numerous children of Edmond Lisle of Tandridge, Surrey, and Dorothy Rudston, daughter of Thomas Rudston of Cambridgeshire. About 1580 Lisle went to school at Eton College, from where, in 1584, he went on to ...
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Sisam, Kenneth (1887–1971), Anglo-Saxon scholar and publisher, was born in Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand, on 2 September 1887, the youngest of eight children of Alfred John Sisam (1844–1928) and his wife, Maria, née Knights (1846–1895). The family name came from the village of ...
Somner, William (bap. 1598, d. 1669), antiquary and Anglo-Saxon scholar, was baptized on 5 November 1598 at St Margaret's, Canterbury, one of three sons of William Somner, registrar of the court of Canterbury, and his wife, Anne Winston. His widow and son believed his birth date to be 30 March 1606 (...