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Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1815
Death: Jul. 18, 1881

He was an English churchman, Dean of Westminster, known as Dean Stanley. His position was that of a Broad Churchman and he was the author of works on Church History. He was educated at Rugby School under Thomas Arnold, and in 1834 went up to Balliol College, Oxford. He is generally considered to be the source for the character of George Arthur in Thomas Hughes's well-known book Tom Brown's Schooldays which is based on Rugby. After winning the Ireland scholarship and Newdigate prize for an English poem (The Gypsies), he was in 1839 elected a Fellow of University College, and in the same year took holy orders. In 1840 he travelled in Greece and Italy, and on his return settled at Oxford, where for ten years he was tutor of his college and an influential element in university life. His relationship with his pupils was close and affectionate, and the charm of his character won him friends on all sides.
 
 
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  Augusta Stanley (1822 - 1876)*
 
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Burial:
Westminster Abbey
Westminster
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Plot: Henry VII's chapel
 
Created by: julia&keld
Record added: Feb 12, 2012
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Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
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 Added: Dec. 26, 2012
 
 
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