John Horace Round was born on 22 February 1854. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford where he received an MA in modern history. He was Historical Adviser to the Crown in Peerage cases; Vice President of the Essex Archaeological Society, (President from 1916 to 1921) and Vice President of the English Place Name Society. He published many works of history including Geoffrey de Mandevill , 1892; The Commune of London , 1899; Calendar of Documents Preserved in France , 1899; Studies in Peerage and Family History , 1900; Peerage and Pedigree , 1910; The King's Sergeants , 1911. He also contributed to the Dictionary of National Biography , Victoria County History and to the English Historical Review . Round died on 24 June 1928.
From the guide to the Round, John Horace, 1880-1928, (Senate House Library, University of London)
From the description of Papers, 1883. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36405148