The Concise Dictionary of National Biography: From Earliest Times to 1985. Oxford University Press, 1992.
University of Edinburgh
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He attended Annan Academy and, starting in 1809, the University of Edinburgh . He intended to enter the clergy but later changed his mind.
Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press, 1985.
Corey, Melinda, and George Ochoa, editors. The Encyclopedia of the Victorian World. Henry Holt and Company, 1996.
Charlotte Carmichael (later CS ) took classes for women conducted by members of Edinburgh University who were concerned about the exclusion of females from the University.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
|Education||Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
At fifteen she found herself not at a real school but at a temporary training centre, Whittingehame Farm School at East Lothian inScotland. After to some extent recovering from her recent experiences she won...
|Education||J. K. Rowling|
But having drifted to Edinburgh, she attended Edinburgh University , where she studied for and received her MA in philosophy (in Scotland a first degree).
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Kathleen Jamie”. Mslexia, pp. 39 -40.
|Education||Sir J. M. Barrie||
James Barrie studied at Edinburgh University , where he earned his MA (in Scotland the first degree taken) in 1882.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Brunton|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Jane Welsh Carlyle|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Stewart||
While she was successfully pursuing her writing, he was building up the University of Edinburgh 's Earth Science department, tripling its size. Among his many accomplishments and honours, he was elected a Fellow of the...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Ling Shuhua|
21 August 1865
The Manchester Guardian reported the scandalous discovery that medical army inspector James Barry, who had recently been found dead, had also been found to be a woman.
James Africanus Beale Horton published at LondonWest African Countries and Peoples, British and Native, and A Vindication of the African Race, analysing the conditions required to establish self-government for his people.
30 June 1871