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1788, Jul1861, Jul 6
an English archivist and historian. He was Deputy Keeper (chief executive) of the Public Record Office from its foundation in 1838 until his death; and he is also remembered for his many scholarly publications. Palgrave was called to the bar in 1827 (after a long period working for solicitors, 1803–1822). In 1822, he had advocated publishing the national records, and from 1827 he edited several volumes of medieval texts for the Record Commission
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Eagre: A tidal wave; especially, the high crest of the tide's rushing up a narrowing estuary -- as in the Humber, ...
Occamy: An imitation silver; hence, a base metal. Also used figuratively, as when Sir Francis Palgrave in 1857 spok...
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