See also:scholar and historian, was
See also:born at
See also:Berg Apton, Norfolk, on the 19th of
See also:September 1846, son of the Hon .
See also:Thomas Pelham (1811-1894),
See also:bishop of Norwich, third son of the 2nd
See also:earl of
See also:Chichester . He was educated at
See also:Harrow and at Trinity
See also:Oxford, where he took a first class in literae humaniores in 1869 . He was a tutor of Exeter College from 1869 to 189o . In 1887 he became university reader in
See also:history, and two years later was elected to the
See also:Camden professorship . He became curator of the Bodleian library in 1892, and in 1897
See also:president of Trinity College . He was also a
See also:fellow of Brasenose College, honorary fellow of Exeter, a fellow of the
See also:British Academy and of other learned
See also:societies, and a
See also:governor of Harrow School . His chief contribution to ancient history was his article on
See also:Roman history in the 9th edition of the
See also:Encyclopaedia Britannica (1886), which was republished with additions as the Outlines of Roman History (189o) . His university lectures, though perhaps lacking in inspiration, were full of
See also:research and learning . His
See also:death on the 13th of
See also:February 1907 not only prevented the publication in systematic
See also:form of his own important researches, but also delayed the appearance of much that had been
See also:left in MS. by H .
See also:Furneaux and A . H .
J . Greenidge, and was at the
See also:time under his
See also:charge . Apart from the Outlines he published only The Imperial Domains and the Colonate (1890), The Roman Frontier
See also:System (1895), and articles in
See also:periodicals of which the most important was an article in the Quarterly Review on the early Caesars (
See also:April, 1905) . He did much for the study of archaeology at Oxford, materially assisted the Hellenic Society and the British School at Athens, and was one of the founders of the British School at Rome . He married in 1893 Laura Priscilla, daughter of
See also:North Buxton .
HENRY PELHAM (1696-1754)
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