Richard Lodge

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1855 – 1936

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Who was Richard Lodge?

Sir Richard Lodge was a British historian.

He was born at Penkhull, Staffordshire, the fourth of eight sons and a daughter of Oliver Lodgelater a china clay merchant at Wolstanton, Staffordshire - and his wife, Grace. His siblings included Sir Oliver Lodge, physicist; Eleanor Constance Lodge, historian & Principal of Westfield College, London; and Alfred Lodge, mathematician.

He was Professor of History at the University of Glasgow from 1894-1899 and then Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh from 1899 to 1925. During his time at Edinburgh he was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the university. He was a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and in due course became its president. He was knighted in 1917.

He died on 2 June 1936 aged 80; he was buried at Holywell Cemetery, Oxford.

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Born
Jun 20, 1855
Penkhull
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  • Staffordshire
Died
1936

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on July 23, 2013

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