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William Radclyffe (1770-1828), genealogist and antiquarian in Yorkshire and London

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William Radclyffe was born in Yorkshire in 1770 and died in London in 1828. He was a member of the College of Arms from 1802 to 1823. During his lifetime he enjoyed considerable repute as a genealogist, but his career as a herald was terminated in scandalous circumstances, and his name was subsequently obscured. This thesis attempts to re-evaluate his social status and professional activity, in the light of evidence derived from a newly discovered group of his manuscript diaries covering t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2020-04-26

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