Madan, Falconer, 1851-1935

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Dates:
Birth 1851-04-15
Death 1935-05-22
GB
English

Biographical notes:

Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was born in Cam, Gloucestershire, on 15 April 1851. He was educated at Marlborough, 1864-1870, and Brasenose College, Oxford, 1870-1875, where he was a fellow, 1876-1880 and 1889-1912. He was sub-librarian of the Bodleian Library, 1880-1912, and a lecturer in palaeography at Oxford, 1889-1913. He was Bodley's librarian, 1912-1919. Madan died on 22 May 1935.

From the guide to the Falconer Madan: Localisation and Dating of Manuscripts, 1909, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. Details are given in Who Was Who .

From the guide to the Papers of Falconer Madan relating to his, New bibliography of the Eikon Basilike of King Charles the First, mid. 17th-20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library)

From the guide to the Papers of Falconer Madan relating to manuscripts of Vergil, 1876-80, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library)



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Subjects:

  • Manuscripts, Latin
  • Palaeography
  • Classical literature
  • Manuscripts
  • Authors, Classical
  • Latin literature
  • Eikon basilike
  • Lectures (teaching method)

Occupations:

  • Collectors.

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