See also:English historian, was
See also:born in Pentonville,
See also:London, on the 24th of
See also:September 1768 . His parents came from
See also:Yorkshire . He was educated at a private school kept by Dr
See also:Davis in Pentonville, and was articled to a
See also:solicitor in the
See also:Temple in 1783, and when his
See also:master died in 1789 he continued the business . He remained in business at first in the Temple, and later in Red Lion Square till 1829, when failing
See also:health compelled him to retire . He settled for a
See also:time at Winchmore
See also:Hill, but afterwards returned to London, and died in his son's
See also:house on the 13th of
See also:February 1847 . In early boyhood he had been attracted by a
See also:translation of the "
See also:Song of Ragnar Lodbrok," and was led by this boyish
See also:interest to make a study of early English
See also:history in Anglo-Saxon and Icelandic
See also:sources . He devoted all the time he could spare from his business to the study of Anglo-Saxon documents in the
See also:British Museum . The material was abundant and had hitherto been neglected . When the first
See also:volume of his History of England from the earliest times to the Norman
See also:Conquest appeared in 1799, it was at once recognized as a
See also:work of equal novelty and value . The
See also:fourth volume appeared in 1805 . He also published a continuation (History of England during the
See also:Middle Ages), a
See also:Modern History of England, a Sacred History of the
See also:World, and a volume on
See also:Richard III . (1845), and he was the author of
See also:pamphlets on the
See also:laws (1813) .
See also:Turner (1814-1879), educated at Trinity
See also:College, Cambridge, took orders, was known as a strong
See also:partisan of reformatory
See also:schools, and died rector of Hempstead in
See also:Gloucestershire .
NAT TURNER (1800-1831)
SIR JAMES TURNER (1615–1686)
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