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Lane, Edward William (1801-1876), orientalist

Jason Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Lane, Edward William (1801-1876), orientalist, born on 17 September 1801 at Hereford, was a younger son of Theophilus Lane (1764-1814), prebendary of Hereford, and his wife, Sophia Gardiner, of Bath, a niece of the painter Thomas Gainsborough RA. His sister was Sophia Lane Poole, travel writer. Two of his nephews, ...

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