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Edmonds, George (1788–1868), radical and philologist

Susan Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Politics. 1464 words.

Edmonds, George (1788–1868), radical and philologist, was born in Birmingham on 10 March 1788, the son of Edward Edmonds (1750–1823) and his second wife, Sarah, née Bromfield (d. 1821). His...

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Grierson, Sir George Abraham (1851–1941), administrator in India and philologist

R. L. Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1630 words.

Grierson, Sir George Abraham (1851–1941), administrator in India and philologist, was born at Glenageary, co. Dublin, on 7 January 1851, the eldest son of George Abraham Grierson LLD,...

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Gwynn, (John) Peter Lucius (1916–1999), administrator in India and linguist

Gutala Krishnamurti.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1316 words.

Gwynn, (John) Peter Lucius (1916–1999), administrator in India and linguist, was born on 22 June 1916 at 37 Hyde Park Mansions, Marylebone, London, the eldest child and only son of John...

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Lorimer, David Lockhart Robertson (1876–1962), diplomatist and linguist

Peter Sluglett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 943 words.

Lorimer, David Lockhart Robertson (1876–1962), diplomatist and linguist, was born in the Free Church manse, Strathmartine, near Dundee, on 24 December 1876, the son of Robert Lorimer, a...

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Perceval, Richard (c. 1558–1620), administrator and lexicographer

Simon Healy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 871 words.

Perceval, Richard (c. 1558–1620), administrator and lexicographer, was the eldest son of George Perceval (d. c.1600), a gentleman of Nailsea and Sydenham, Somerset, and Elizabeth, daughter...

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Smythe, Percy Ellen Algernon Frederick William Sydney, eighth Viscount Strangford (1825–1869), diplomatist and philologist

G. Le G. Norgate.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 583 words.

Smythe, Percy Ellen Algernon Frederick William Sydney, eighth Viscount Strangford (1825–1869), diplomatist and philologist, born at St Petersburg on 26 November 1825, was the third and...

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Tooke, John Horne [formerly John Horne] (1736–1812), radical and philologist

Michael T. Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Politics. 8585 words.

Tooke, John Horne [formerly John Horne] (1736–1812), radical and philologist, was born on 25 June 1736 in Newport Street, Westminster, the third of the seven children and the youngest son...

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