SEDDON, Charles Norman. 18.12.1870 — 27.3.1950. British Oriental (Marathi and Persian) Scholar. Educated in Liverpool and in 1889-91 at Oxford (Balliol College). Around 1891 to India, served in I.C.S., mainly in Gujarat. In retirement University Lecturer in Persian and Marathi at Oxford (1924). Honorary M.A. 1928. Married. Said to be an excellent scholar of Gujarati and Marathi, also of Persian.
Publications: An elementary Marathi Grammar. 7+66 p. L. 1931.
– Chronicle of the Early Safāwis: being the Aḥsanu’t-tawārīkh of Ḥasan-i-Rūmlū. 1-2. G.O.S. 57 & 69. Baroda 1931-34.
– articles and reviews in the JRAS.
Sources: JRAS 1950.
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