Edgar Prestage

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Edgar Prestage (1869–1951) was a British historian and Portuguese scholar.[1]

Born in Manchester, he served as professor of Portuguese at King's College, London between 1923-1936, and had authored over a hundred publications.[2] In his obituary, he was described as 'Britain's leading authority of his era on Portuguese literature and history'. [3]


  1. ^ Oxford Biography Index entry: Edgar Prestage (Prestage, Edgar (1869–1951), historian and Portuguese scholar) Oxford Biography Index Number 101035607. Primary authority: Oxford DNB
  2. ^ "PRESTAGE, Professor Edgar (1869-1951)". King's College London Archives. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Obituary" (PDF). University of Manchester. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 

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