MARKBY, William

MARKBY, William. Duxford, Cambridgeshire 31.5.1829 — Headington, Oxford 15.10.1914. Sir. British Lawyer. Son of Rev. William Henry M., Rector of Duxford, and Sophia Randall. Educated at Bury St.Edmunds. From 1846 studies at Merton College, Oxford. Fellow of All Soul’s College and Balliol College. Called to the bar in 1856. In…

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MAINE, Henry

MAINE, Henry  James Sumner. Kelso, Roxburghshire 15.8.1822 — Cannes, France 3.2.1888. Sir. British Lawyer and Legal Historian in India. Son of Dr. James Maine and Eliza Fell, educated at Christ’s Hospital, London. From 1840 studies at Pembroke College, Cambridge (B.A.). Called to the bar from Lincoln’s Inn 1850. In 1847-54…

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NICHOLL, George Frederick

NICHOLL, George Frederick. Tipton, Staffordshire 5.11.1832 — 28.7.1913. British Semitic Scholar also interested in Indology. Studies at Balliol College, Oxford, M.A. 1878, Hon. Fellow 1888. As a schoolteacher in London he taught Sanskrit to Bendall in the beginning of the 1870s. He was (the last) Lord Almoner’s Professor of Arabic…

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MORISON, James

MORISON, James. 1852 — 1935. British Indologist. Studies at Oxford (under Macdonell) and Vienna. Ph.D. 1893 Vienna (apparently under Bühler). From 1914 Librarian of Indian Institute at Oxford, also teaching. Apparently he had served in India as IA 24, 1895 contains his translation of A. Barth’s article. Married. Publications: Diss. Der elfte…

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MONIER-WILLIAMS, Monier

MONIER-WILLIAMS, Monier. Bombay 12.11.1819 — Cannes, France 11.4.1899. Sir. British Indologist. Professor in Oxford. Third son of Colonel M. W. (R.E., Surveyor-General in Bombay Presidency, 24 years in India). Sent to England in 1822 he was educated in Chelsea and Brighton, then at King’s College School in London. In 1838-39…

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MILMAN, Henry Hart

MILMAN, Henry Hart. London 10.2.1791 — Sunning Hill, Berkshire 24.9.1868. Rev. British Priest and Theologian interested in Sanskrit. Son of Sir Francis M., a physician, and Frances Hart. Educated at Eton and from 1810 at Brasenose College, Oxford. B.A. 1814, M.A. 1816. In 1816 ordained as priest. In 1821-31 Professor…

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MILLS, Lawrence Heyworth

MILLS, Lawrence Heyworth. New York City 1837 — Oxford 29.1.1918. U.S. Priest and Iranian Scholar in the U.K. Professor in Oxford. Son of Philo L. Mills and Elizabeth Kane. Studies at New York University and Fairfax Theological seminary. D.D. New York. Ordained, in 1861-72 in ecclesiastic work, then moved to Europe…

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MACDONELL, Arthur Anthony

MACDONELL, Arthur Anthony. Muzaffarpur, Bihar 11.5.1854 — Headington, Oxfordshire28.12.1930. British (Scottish)Indologist. Professor in Oxford. Son of Charles Alexander M. (d. 1870), a colonel in Indian army, and Margaret Jane Maclean. In 1861 came with his mother to England. Educated in Germany, in 1866-69 in Dresden and 1870-75 in Göttingen. In…

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LEGGE, James

LEGGE, James. Huntly, Aberdeenshire 20.12.1815 — Oxford 29.11.1897. British (Scottish) Missionary and Sinologist. Professor in Oxford. Son of Ebenezer L. and Elspeth Cruikshank (d. 1817). Graduated 1835 from King’s College, Aberdeen, and after theology studies Highbury Theological College in London worked as a missionary of the London Missionary Society in…

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LAMBRICK, Hugh Trevor

LAMBRICK, Hugh Trevor. Shardlow, Derbyshire 20.4.1904 — Oxford 31.8.1982. British Civil Servant and Historian in India. Son of Charles Mengier (Menzies?) L. (1862–1947) and Jessie Mabel Trevor (1875–1946). Born in a family with long traditions in colonial service and especially in Sindh, he studied at Oxford (B.A.), entered I.C.S. and…

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