1824–1897

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 28, 1824, Great Yar­mouth, Nor­folk, Eng­land.

Died: Oc­to­ber 24, 1897, Ken­sing­ton, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Barnes Ce­me­te­ry, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Palgrave was ed­u­cat­ed at Char­ter­house (1838–43) and at Ox­ford, where he gra­du­at­ed in first class Class­ic­al Hon­ors. He was a schol­ar of Bal­li­ol (1842) and Fel­low of Ex­e­ter (1846).

He worked in the Ed­u­ca­tion De­part­ment of the Pri­vy Coun­cil un­til 1884, be­ing al­so Pri­vate Sec­re­ta­ry to Lord Gran­ville (then Lord Pre­si­dent).

In 1885, he was elect­ed Pro­fess­or of Po­et­ry at Ox­ford.

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