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Frederic William Maitland (1850–1906) by Beatrice Lock, 1906 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Maitland, Frederic William (1850–1906), legal historian, was born on 28 May 1850 at 53 Guilford Street, London, the only son of John Gorham Maitland (1818–1863), civil servant, and Emma, daughter of John Frederic Daniell FRS (1790–1845). He had two sisters: the birth of the younger in 1851 was followed by the death of their mother. Her sister ...


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Townsend, William Charles (1804–1850), legal historian, born in Liverpool, was the second son of William Townsend of Walton, Lancashire. He matriculated from Queen's College, Oxford, in July 1820, graduating BA in 1824 and MA in 1827, and began his publications at an early age by contributing several poems to ...


Tupper, Sir (Charles) Lewis (1848–1910), administrator in India and legal historian, was born in London on 16 May 1848, the elder son of Captain Charles William Tupper (1818/19–1881) of the 7th Royal Fusiliers, and his wife, Frances Letitia (1821/2–1908), sister of Sir Charles F. D. Wheeler-Cuffe, ...