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Edward Spencer Beesly
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1831
Death: 1915

English historian and positivist.

The son of the Reverend James Beesly, he was born at Feckenham Worcestershire. Educated at Wadham College Oxford. On leaving university in 1854 he became assistant-master at Marlborough College, then later he was appointed professor of history at University College,London before teaching Latin at Bedford College, also in London. After leaving these posts he became editor of the Positivist Review in 1893. He published a series of lectures on Roman history and a biography of Queen Elizabeth the first. 
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  Emily Beesley (____ - 1889)*
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Paddington Old Cemetery
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England
Plot: 1 O
Created by: Garry Hey
Record added: Jul 29, 2007
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Edward Spencer Beesly
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Edward Spencer Beesly
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Edward Spencer Beesly
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Great academic supporter of the trade union movement.
- Thomas Rose
 Added: May. 4, 2016

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