John Edwards

Biography of John Edwards

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The Edwards Chair of Medieval History is named for John Edwards (1846-1937), a scholar and antiquarian who was awarded an LLD in 1919. The Chair was founded in 1955 and renamed in his honour in 1989. The Edwards Lectureship in Palaeography and Diplomatic was endowed by Edwards' bequest and founded in 1943.


John Edwards
Scholar and Antiquarian

Born 1846.
Died 1937.
University Link: Benefactor, Honorary Graduate
Occupation categories: antiquarians
Record last updated: 24th May 2007

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  • Benefactor
  • Honorary Graduate

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