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Falconer, Thomas (1736/7–1792), classical scholar

J. M. Rigg

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Falconer, Thomas (1736/7–1792), classical scholar, was the son of William Falconer, recorder of Chester, and Elizabeth, daughter of Randle Wilbraham de Townsend. He matriculated from Brasenose College, Oxford, on 12 March 1754, aged seventeen, but left without taking a degree. He was called to the bar at ...

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