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Davey, David Murray, 1902-1979 (chess editor of The Tablet)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1902 - 1979

Biography

David Murray Davey (1902-1979) was born in Paris, the eldest son of Arthur Murray and Elizabeth Davey. He received a classical education in Douai before spending five years as a Benedictine novice at the Abbey of Fort Augustus. He was chess editor of The Tablet for twenty years.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Fonds

David Davey: ''The Johannine Problem''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8345
Scope and Contents

An analysis of St John's Gospel seeking to establish the correct sequence of the original pages, continuing and extending the work of F.R. Hoare, author of The original order and chapters of St John's Gospel (1944). There are 517 pages accompanied by loose sheets demonstrating the reconstructed sequence of pages. At the front of the volume is an introduction by Bishop Christopher Butler, O.S.B., September 1962.

Dates: 1973
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