Sir Sidney Lee

(1859—1926) second editor of the Dictionary of National Biography and literary scholar

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a member of the editorial staff of the DNB from the beginning, joint editor in 1890, and sole editor from 1891. His publications include Stratford‐on‐Avon from the Earliest Times to the Death of Shakespeare (1885, new edn 1906), Life of William Shakespeare (1898, rev. edn 1925), Great Englishmen of the 16th Century (1904).

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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