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date: 21 January 2021

Rawlinson, Sir Henry Creswicke, first baronetlocked

  • R. W. Ferrier
  •  and Stephanie Dalley


Rawlinson, Sir Henry Creswicke, first baronet (1810–1895), Assyriologist and diplomatist, was born at Chadlington, Oxfordshire, on 11 April 1810 into a north Lancashire family. He was the second son of Abram Tyzack Rawlinson, a breeder of racehorses, who married Eliza Eudocia Albinia Creswicke...

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