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    Allen, Charles Grant Blarfindie (male) 02/24/1848 - 10/25/1899 Canadian Merton College, Oxford

    Science writer and novelist; supporter of evolution; wrote Flowers and Their Pedigrees (1886) and other scientific works; wrote The Woman Who Did (1895) and other novels

    Benett, William (male) 02/24/1779 - 08/25/1859 English Merton College, Oxford; Wadham College, Oxford

    Perhaps the William Benett who was a barrister and a police magistrate. (In Wellesley Index as W. Bennett.) See Boase IV: 357.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Coleridge, (David) Hartley (male) 09/19/1796 - 01/06/1849 English Merton College, Oxford

    Writer; son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; wrote for London Magazine, Blackwood's Magazine, annuals, other magazines; used "old bachelor" personna for essays. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Creighton, Mandell (male) 07/05/1843 - 01/14/1901 English Merton College, Oxford

    Bishop of London (1897-1901) and historian; taught modern history at Merton; published History of the Papacy 1882; taught at Cambridge. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Earwaker, John Parsons (male) 04/22/1847 - 01/29/1895 English Owens College; Pembroke College, Cambridge; Merton College, Oxford

    Historian and antiquarian; deputy-keeper of the Ashmolean Museum.

    Minto, William (male) 10/10/1845 - 03/01/1893 Scottish University of Aberdeen; Merton College, Oxford

    Academic, critic, editor, journalist and novelist; wrote articles for the Examiner, the Daily News, and the Pall Mall Gazette; Professor of Logic and English Literature at Aberdeen; wrote Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley (1874) and other works.

    Noel, Thomas N. (male) 05/11/1799 - 05/16/1861 English Merton College, Oxford

    Poet; wrote The Cottage Muse (1833), Village Verse (1841), Rhymes and Roundelays (1841). See Boase II: 1160. See ODNB.

    Rhys, John (male) 06/21/1840 - 12/17/1915 Welsh Jesus College, Oxford; Merton College, Oxford

    Scholar and teacher; inspector of schools;  Professor of Celtic at Oxford University; wrote Lectures on Welsh Philology (1877), Celtic Folklore, Welsh and Manx (1901), and other works.

    Saintsbury, George Edward Bateman (male) 10/23/1845 - 01/28/1933 English Merton College, Oxford

    Writer, literary historian, scholar, critic;  1883-1894 assistant editor of the Saturday Review. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Sewell, William (male) 01/13/1797 - 11/14/1874 English Merton College, Oxford

    Cleric and author; curate of St. Nicholas in Carisbrooke Castle; tutor and librarian at Exeter College; steadfast high churchman sympathetic to Oxford Movement; published many collections of sermons and translations of Greek works; reviewer for Quarterly Review. See Boase III: 499-500, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Skurray, Francis (male) 1774 - 03/10/1848 English Merton College, Oxford

    Poet and cleric; curate of Horningsham; wrote Bidcombe Hill, a Rural and Descriptive Poem (1824), The Shepherd's Garland, Composed of Gatherings (1832).

    Smythe, Percy William (male) 11/26/1825 - 01/09/1869 English Merton College, Oxford

    Philologist and orientalist; diplomat. See Boase III: 791, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Stone, Darwell (male) 09/15/1859 - 02/10/1941 English Merton College, Oxford

    Church of England cleric and theologian; conservative high-churchman; wrote Outlines of Christian Dogma (1900), The Christian Church (1905), and his massive History of the Doctrine of the Holy Eucharist (2 vols., 1909). See ODNB.

    Thackeray, Francis St. John (male) 12/13/1832 - 07/14/1919 English Merton College, Oxford

    Cleric, classicist, and schoolmaster; assistant pastor at Eton; wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography; wrote Anthologia Latin: Passages from the Latin Poets (1880), Anthologia graeca: Passages from the Greek Poets, Occasional Poems (1900), other works.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Way, Lewis (male) 02/11/1772 - 01/23/1840 English Merton College, Oxford

    Religious activist. See ODNB.

    Wood, John George (male) 07/21/1827 - 03/03/1889 English Merton College, Oxford

    Cleric, writer on Natural History, and journalist; wrote for Cornhill Magazine, Dark Blue, Longman's Magazine; edited The Boy's Own Magazine. See Boase III: 1470, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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