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Thomas Hodge Grose

(1845—1906) classicist and university administrator


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Thomas Hodge Grose was born in Rerruth Cornwall on 9 November 1845 and died in Queen's College, Oxford on 11 February 1906. He attended school in Manchester; from there he went to Oxford, on a Scholarship to Balliol College, in 1864. He studied classics and mathematics, gaining first-class honours in those subjects. He attained his BA in 1868 and his MA in 1871. He had proposed to study law, but he had been elected to a Fellowship at Queen's College in 1870 and did not complete his studies at Lincoln's Inn. He spent the rest of his career at Queen's and was elected registrar of the university and held the post until his death in 1906. He published almost nothing and was best known for his teaching and his pastoral care of his students.

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From The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy in Oxford Reference.

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