Reference Entry

Allen, Percy Stafford (1869-1933), Erasmian scholar

J. B. Trapp

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Allen, Percy Stafford (1869-1933), Erasmian scholar, was born at 2 Twickenham Park, Twickenham, Middlesex, on 7 July 1869, the younger son and fourth child of Joseph A. Allen (1825-1910), a London bill broker. The Allens were a distinguished and old-established Quaker family, but Joseph Allen had been obliged to leave ...

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