Henry Halford Vaughan

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Henry Halford Vaughan
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Born(1811-08-27)27 August 1811
1 Montague Place, London, England
Died19 April 1885(1885-04-19) (aged 73)
NationalityBritish
OccupationHistorian
TitleRegius Professor of Modern History
Term1848–1858
PredecessorJohn Antony Cramer
SuccessorGoldwin Smith
Spouse(s)
Adeline Maria Jackson
(m. 1856⁠–⁠1881)
ChildrenWilliam Wyamar Vaughan
Parent(s)John Vaughan (puisne judge)

Sir Henry Halford Vaughan, or Harry (27 August 1811 – 19 April 1885), was an English historian, the Regius Professor of History at Oxford University, from 1848 to 1858. He was the son of Sir John Vaughan (1769–1839). In 1856 he married Adeline Maria Jackson (1831–1881), eldest sister of Julia Jackson. Two years later he retired to Upton Castle in Pembrokeshire. Their son was the educationalist William Wyamar Vaughan.

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  • Bill, E. G. W. (2004). "Vaughan, Henry Halford". In Matthew, H. C. G. & Harrison, Brian (eds.). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 56. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 176–178. ISBN 0-19-861406-3. OCLC 1035755389 – via the Internet Archive. Also available via Oxford DNB Online (subscription or UK public library membership required).CS1 maint: postscript (link)

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