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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924)

Baring-Gould, Sabine. An English clergyman, antiquary, and novelist; born at Exeter, Jan. 28, 1834; died in 1924. He graduated from Cambridge in 1856, and after 1881 was rector of Lew-Trenchard in Devon. He is author of ‘Iceland: Its Scenes and Sagas’ (1864); ‘The Book of Werewolves’ (1865); ‘Curious Myths of the Middle Ages’ (series 1 and 2, 1866–67); ‘Lives of the Saints’ (1872–79); ‘Yorkshire Oddities’ (2 vols., 1874); and ‘Germany Past and Present’ (2 vols., 1879). He wrote religious books, and of later novels which have become popular. They include: ‘Mehalah: a Story of the Salt Marshes’ (2 vols., London, 1880); ‘John Herring’ (2 vols., 1883); ‘Red Spider’ (1887); ‘Grettis the Outlaw’ (1890); ‘The Broom Squire’ (1896), and many others. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).