Martin Lynn

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Martin Lynn (31 August 1951 - 15 April 2005) was a British and Nigerian historian at Queen's University in Belfast. He taught African History. His publications include Commerce and Economic Change in West Africa: The Palm Oil Trade in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 1997), and Nigeria 1943-60 in the British Documents at the End of the Empire project (HMSO, London, 2001) and Encountering the Light: A Journey Taken (Ebor Press, York). He was an active member of the Society of Friends. The Martin Lynn Scholarship, administered by the Royal Historical Society, was founded in his memory. Lynn, a native of Nigeria, was educated at King's College London.