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Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1829–1902)

Gardiner, Samuel Rawson. An eminent English historian; born at Ropley, Hants, England, March 4, 1829; died in London, Feb. 23, 1902. He was educated at Winchester and Oxford, and later was professor of modern history at King’s College, London. His great unfinished ‘History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Restoration’ is one of the monuments of English historical work. Among his lesser books, all of the soundest excellence, are: ‘The Fall of the Monarchy of Charles I.’ and ‘The Thirty Years’ War,’ in the ‘Epochs of History’ series; a ‘Student’s History of England’; and a volume (1897) on the Gunpowder Plot.