BEVERIDGE, Henry

BEVERIDGE, Henry. Scotland 1799 — 1863. The Elder. British (Scottish) Lawyer and Historian of Colonial India. Father of —> Henry B. the younger. Originally intended ministry, but turned to law. Worked as advocate and author, from 1856 the editor of The Banner of Ulster in Belfast. He never visited India.

Publications: Comprehensive history of India, civil, militia and social; from the first landing of the English to the supersessioning the Sepoy Revolt. 1-3. 707+852+743 p. Glasgow 1858-62.

Translated Calvin’s texts for Calvin Translation Society.

Sources: Brief note only in Br. Biogr. Arch.; Wikiledia.

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