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Austin, William

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 690 words.

Austin, William (b. 1627/8, d. in or before 1677), poet and classical scholar, was born in the parish of St Saviour, Southwark, the second son in the family of four children of William...

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Francis [née Gittins], Ann

Jacqueline M. Labbe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 789 words.

Francis [née Gittins], Ann (bap. 1738, d. 1800), classical scholar and poet, was baptized on 7 April 1738 in South Stoke, near Arundel, Sussex, the daughter of Jane Sapp (bap. 1718, d....

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Headlam, Walter George

N. G. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 608 words.

Headlam, Walter George (1866–1908), classical scholar and poet, was born at 24 Norfolk Square, Hyde Park, London, on 15 February 1866. He was the second son of Edward Headlam, fellow of St...

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Housman, Alfred Edward

Norman Page.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 2965 words.

Housman, Alfred Edward (1859–1936), poet and classical scholar, was born on 26 March 1859 at Valley House, Fockbury, a hamlet near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, the first of the seven...

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Lattimore, Richmond Alexander

Timothy Long.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 878 words.

Lattimore, Richmond Alexander (06 May 1906–26 February 1984), classicist, translator, and poet, was born in Paotingfu, China, the son of David Lattimore and Margaret Barnes, teachers. In...

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Lofft, Capell

H. A. Holden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 720 words.

Lofft, Capell (1806–1873), classical scholar, poet, and writer, fourth son of Capel Lofft (1751–1824), and only son with his second wife, Sarah Watson, daughter of John Finch, was born on 9...

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Mackail, John William

Cyril Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 1392 words.

Mackail, John William (1859–1945), classical scholar, literary critic, and poet, was born at Ascog in the parish of Kingarth, Isle of Bute, on 26 August 1859, the only son and second child...

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Phillimore, John Swinnerton

S. N. Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 1247 words.

Phillimore, John Swinnerton (1873–1926), classical scholar and poet, was born at Boconnoc, Cornwall, on 26 February 1873, the fourth son of Vice-Admiral Sir Augustus Phillimore (1822–1897),...

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Robertson, (Charles) Martin

John Boardman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art Education; Classical Studies. 1221 words.

Robertson, (Charles) Martin (1911–2004), archaeologist and poet, was born on 11 September 1911 at Jesmond Hill, Pangbourne, Berkshire, the elder son of Donald Struan Robertson (1885–1961),...

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Stanley, Thomas

Warren Chernaik.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Classical Studies. 2975 words.

Stanley, Thomas (1625–1678), poet and classical scholar, was born in September 1625 in Cumberlow Green, Hertfordshire, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Stanley and his second wife, Mary,...

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