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    Aird, Thomas (male) 08/28/1802 - 04/25/1876 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, essayist, and journalist; edited Edinburgh Weekly Journal; wrote The Old Batchelor in the Scottish Village (1845), Poetical Works (1848); contributed to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. See Boase I: 34, ODNB.

    Alexander, Cecil Frances (Humphreys) (female) 1818 - 10/12/1895 Irish

    Hymn writer and poet on religious subjects; married William Alexander, the rector of Termonamongan in Derry, in 1850; wrote The Baron's Little Daughter and Other Tales (1848). See Boase IV: 72, ODNB.

    Alison, Archibald (male) 12/29/1792 - 05/23/1867 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Historian and lawyer; wrote at least 50 articles for Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; noted high Tory, opposed to Parliamentary reform; wrote History of Europe during the French Revolution (1833-1842); attacked Malthus. See Boase I: 47, ODNB.

    Arnould, Sir Joseph (male) 11/12/1813 - 02/16/1886 English Wadham College, Oxford

    British judge in India and writer; wrote articles for the Daily News; wrote Law of Marine Insurance; promoted study of Mohammaden and Hindu law. See Boase IV: 175, ODNB.

    Augustus, Frederick (male) 08/16/1763 - 01/05/1827 English University of Gottingen

    Second son of King George III; Commander-in-Chief during Napoleonic wars.

    Aytoun, William Edmonstoune (male) 06/21/1813 - 08/04/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Poet, professor of rhetoric at Edin. University; solicitor; contributed to Blackwood's Magazine from 1836 to 1865; wrote Firmilian (a poetic parody) in 1854, Norman Sinclair (a novel) in 1861. See Boase I: 115-6, ODNB.

    Badham, Charles (male) 04/17/1780 - 11/10/1845 English University of Edinburgh; Pembroke College, Oxford

    Professor of Medicine in the University of Glasgow; classical scholar; travelled extensively; translated Juvenal. See ODNB.

    Barham, Richard Harris (male) 12/06/1788 - 06/17/1845 English Brasenose College, Oxford

    Writer and cleric; contributed to John Bull, the Globe and Traveller, the Literary Gazette, and Blackwood's; advisor to Richard Bentley; wrote Ingolsdby Legends. See ODNB.

    Barnard, Rev. Mordaunt (male) 12/05/1795 - 10/29/1885 English Christ's College, Cambridge

    Rector of Preston Bagot and justice of the peace; wrote The Education of the Christian Minister (1821), A Translation of the Odyssey into English Blank Verse (1876).

    Bayly, Nathaniel Thomas Haynes (male) 10/13/1797 - 04/22/1839 English Oriel College, Oxford

    Poet and playwright; first novel The Aylmers (1827) satirized friends in Bath; wrote farces for Olympic and other theaters; wrote many songs. See ODNB.

    Belfast, Ferguson (male) unknown

    Bell, George Hamilton (male) 01/20/1794 - 04/19/1862 Scottish

    M.D. Of Edinburgh; residency surgeon in Madras; wrote A Treatise on Diseases of the Liver (1833).

    Bell, Jonathan Anderson (male) 1809 - 02/28/1865 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Architect; secretary to the Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland; wrote Poems (privately printed, 1865). See Boase I: 229-30, ODNB.

    Blackie, John Stuart (male) 07/28/1809 - 03/02/1895 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Professor of Greek at Edin. Univ.; wrote for Blackwood's Magazine and Foreign Quarterly Review; translated Goethe's Faust and dramas of Aeschylus; author of Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece and many other books. See Boase IV: 415-416, ODNB.

    Blackwood, John (male) 12/07/1818 - 10/29/1879 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Publisher; managed London branch of Blackwood 1840-45, headed firm from 1852; editor of Blackwood's Magazine from 1845 to death. See Boase I: 300, ODNB.

    Blair, Alexander (male) 09/26/1782 - 1878 English

    Professor of literature, London University.

    Blew, William John (male) 04/13/1808 - 12/27/1894 English Wadham College, Oxford

    Cleric and classicist; translated Agamemnon (from Aeschylus) (1855); co-wrote The Church Hymn and Tune Book (1852); wrote Church Restoration: its Principles and Methods (1869). See Boase IV: 430, ODNB.

    Bode, Rev. John Ernest (male) 1816 - 10/06/1874 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Cleric, poet, and scholar; Rector of Westwell Oxon., Castle Camps, Cambridge; wrote Ballads from Herodotus (1853), Short occasional poems (1858), other works. See Boase I: 323, ODNB.

    Bridges, Matthew (male) 1800 - 1894 English Magdalen Hall, Oxford

    Roman Catholic priest; cleric at Babbicombe or Babbacombe; wrote History of the Roman Empire under Constantine the Great (1828), Babbicombe, or Visions of Memory with Other Poems (1842).

    Brown, John (male) English

    Corporal, Grenadier Guards; served at Balaclava.

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