Autograph letter signed : the Palace, Ripon, to Henry Yates Thompson, 1867 Feb. 2.
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English prelate, consecrated 1857. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Palace, Ripon, to Henry Yates Thompson, 1867 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870326 ...
Henry Yates Thompson (1838-1928), book-collector, was born at Dingle Cottage, near Liverpool, on 15 December 1838. He attended Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A., 1862), and was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1867. He was private secretary to the viceroy of Ireland, the 5th Earl Spencer, between 1868 and 1873, and travelled widely from 1862 to 1875. Thompson was the Sandars reader in bibliography at Cambridge University in 1901 and 1904. He formed a large collection of illuminate...