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Greek verses.

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Reference Code: GBR/0273/Pet.Misc.10


  • 1860 - 1876

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Richard Shilleto was born on Nov. 25, 1809, at Ulleskelf, near Tadcaster, Yorks, [2nd] s. of John (1801). Schools, Repton and Shrewsbury (head boy). Admitted pensioner (age 18) at TRINITY, Feb. 12, 1828. Matriculated Michs. 1828; Scholar, 1830; B.A. (2nd Classic) 1832; M.A. 1835. Fellow of Peterhouse, 1867; Dean, Librarian, assistant tutor and Praelector. Ord. deacon (Gloucester) Dec. 23, 1838; priest, Dec. 22, 1839. Assistant Master at Harrow, 1843-5. A famous Cambridge 'Coach.' 'The greatest Greek scholar in England since the death of Gaisford.' Known as 'Silly Toes.' Married, Jan. 7, 1834, Isabella S. H. Snelgar. Edited Demosthenes, 'De Falsa Legatione' and Thucydides, Books I and II. Died Sept. 24, 1876, in Bateman Street, Cambridge.


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Shilleto, Richard (1809-1876) classical scholar

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