See also:English historian, son of
See also:Gairdner, M.D., was
See also:born in
See also:Edinburgh on the 22nd of
See also:March 1828 . Educated in his native city, he entered the Public Record
See also:Office in
See also:London in 1846, becoming assistant keeper of the public records (1859–1893) . Gairdner's valuable and pains-taking contributions to English
See also:history relate chiefly to the reigns of
See also:Richard III.,
See also:Henry VII. and Henry VIII . For the " Rolls Series " he edited Letters and Papers illustrative of the Reigns of Richard III. and Henry VII . (London, 1861–1863), and Memorials of Henry VII . (London, 1858); and he succeeded J . S .
See also:Brewer in editing the Letters and Papers,
See also:foreign and domestic, of the reign of Henry VIII . (London, 1862–1905) . He brought out the best edition of the Paston Letters (London, 1872–1875, and again 1896), for which he wrote a valuable introduction; and for the
See also:Camden Society he edited the
See also:Historical collections of a
See also:Citizen of London (London, 1876), and Three '5th-century
See also:Chronicles (London, 1880) . His other
See also:works include excellent monographs on Richard III . (London, 1878, new and enlarged edition, Cambridge, 1898), and on Henry VII .
(London, 1889, and subsequently); The Houses of
See also:Lancaster and
See also:York (London, 1874, and other
See also:editions); The English
See also:Church in the r6th century (London, 1902); Lollardy and the Reformation in England (1908); and contributions to the
See also:Encyclopaedia Britannica, the
See also:Dictionary of
See also:National Biography, the Cambridge
See also:Modern History, and the English Historical Review . Gairdner received the honorary degree of LL.D. from the university of Edinburgh in 1897, and was made a C.B. in 1900 .
THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH (1727-1788)
GAIRLOCH (Gaelic gedrr, short)
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