Benson, Margaret (1865–1916), Egyptologist and religious philosopher, was born on 16 June 1865 at Wellington College, Berkshire, the fourth of the six children of Edward White Benson (1829–1896), archbishop of Canterbury (1882–96), and his wife, Mary (1841–1918), daughter of the Revd William Sidgwick...
Josef L. Altholz
Renouf, Sir Peter Le Page (1822–1897), Egyptologist and religious writer, was born on 23 August 1822 at St Peter Port, Guernsey, the son of Joseph Renouf, schoolmaster, and his wife, Mary, daughter of John Le Page. He was educated from 1831 at Elizabeth College, Guernsey...
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Sharpe, Samuel (1799–1881), Egyptologist and biblical scholar, second of the six children of Sutton Sharpe (1756–1806), brewer of King Street and of 10 Nottingham Place, Marylebone, Middlesex, and his second wife, Maria (d. 1806), third daughter of Thomas Rogers, banker, was born in ...
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Tattam, Henry (1788–1868), Church of England clergyman and Coptic scholar, was born on 28 December 1788 at Church Farm, North Marston, Buckinghamshire, the youngest child of John Tattam (b. 1740?), a yeoman farmer, and his wife, Jane, née Gurney (b. 1743?)...