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Adolphus William Ward (1837–1924)

Ward, Adolphus William. An English educator, literary historian, and biographer; born at Hampstead, London, Dec. 2, 1837; died in 1924. He was professor of history and principal of Owens College, Manchester, and the author of ‘The House of Austria in the Thirty Years’ War’ (1869); ‘History of English Dramatic Literature’; ‘Lives’ of Chaucer (1879) and Dickens (1882) in the ‘English Men of Letters’ series. He edited ‘The Cambridge History of English Literature.’