Banfield, Thomas Collins
04/03/1802 - 11/23/1855
Political economist and civil servant. (In Wellesley Index sometimes represented as Thomas Charles Banfield.)
Laing, Robert Meason
1815 - 1886
Poet, officer in Danish army; lived in Norway 1834 or '38 - 1847, in Denmark for rest of his life. See W.I. Peter Fjågesund and Ruth A. Symes, The Northern Utopia. British perceptions of Norway in the nineteenth century (Amsterdam & N.Y.: Rodopi, 2003), 358-359.
Martin, Sir Theodore
09/16/1816 - 08/18/1909
University of Edinburgh
Poet, biographer, and translator; wrote Bon Gaulitier Ballads; translated Heine and Horace; wrote Life of the Prince Consort. See ODNB.
Michelson, Dr. Edward
1795 - 06/24/1870
Originally named Michalowitz; see RLF # 888; born in Dresden; lived in USA and England; wrote The Ottoman Empire and its Resources (1853), England Since the Accession of Queen Victoria (1854) and other works of history. See Boase VI: 203-4.
07/22/1796 - 12/06/1881
Politician, poet, and journalist; headed provisional government in Bologna 1851; lived in England 1831-1859; held an appointment at Glasgow University; author of I puritani e cavalieri (1835), On the language and literature of Italy (1838). See Boase II: 1459.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin)
08/30/1797 - 02/01/1851
Writer; daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, lover then wife of Percy Shelley; wrote Frankenstein (1816), several other novels, travel works, critical essays. See Boase III: 538-9, ODNB.