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NOTEWORTHY FAMILIES

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me si son, Right Hon. Sir Edwin Egerton (b. 1841), P.C., G.C.M.G., Ambassador at Madrid, then at Rome.-[" Who's Who."]

• fa fa, William Markham (1 719- I S07), P. C., Archbishop of York ; one of the best scholars of the day ; Headmaster of Westminster School, 17531765 ; Dean of Christ Church ; Preceptor to the Royal Princes, 1771 ; Archbishop and Lord High Almoner, 1777.-[" Dict. N. Biog.," xxxvi. 172.]

• fa bro, Admiral John Markham (1761-1827) ; many services at sea ; twice on Admiralty Board ; M. P. for Portsmouth during seventeen years ; proposed and carried appointment of Commission on dockyard abuses, i 8o6.-[" Dict. N. Biog.," xxxvi.

I71.]

•   fa bro, George Markham (1763-1823), Dean of York ; scholar and numismatist.

Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story Maskelyne (6. 1823), F.R.S., Hon. D.Sc., Oxon. Distinguished mineralogist ; formerly Keeper of Minerals in British Museum ; Professor of Mineralogy at Oxford, 1856-1895; M.P. for Cricklade, 1880-1885 ; for North Wilts, 18851892.-["Who's Who."]

me fa, Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811), D.D., F.R.S., Astronomer Royal for forty-seven years ; was the first man to weigh the earth ; the originator of the Nautical Almanac.-E''" Dict. N. Biog."]

la, Anthony M ervyn Reeve Story, F.R.S., gained