Henry George Liddell

Henry George Liddell, an English scholar, born about 1811. He graduated at Christchurch college, Oxford, in 1833, took holy orders, and after holding various posts in that college became successively proctor of the university, head master of Westminster school, domestic chaplain to Prince Albert, and chaplain extraordinary to the queen. In 1855 he was appointed dean of Christchurch, and in 1870 vice chancellor of the university of Oxford. With R. Scott, M. A., he prepared a Greek lexicon (London, 1843; 6th enlarged ed., 1869; enlarged by Henry Drisler, New York, 1846). He has also published " History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire" (2 vols., 1855).

Henry Howard

Henry Howard, earl of Surrey. See Surrey.

Henry Inman

Henry Inman, an American painter, born in Utica, N. Y., Oct. 20, 1801, died in New York, Jan. 17, 1846. He was preparing to enter the West Point academy when his taste for art led him to become a pupil of Jarvis the portrait painter, to whom he was apprenticed for seven years. Among his most characteristic portraits are those of Chief Justice Marshall, Bishop White, and Jacob Barker. He also painted landscape, genre, and history. In 1844 infirm health led him to visit England, where he was the guest of Wordsworth, whose portrait he painted, as well as those of Dr. Chalmers, Lord Chancellor Cottenham, and Macaulay. On his return to New York in 1845 he began a series of historical paintings for the national capitol. He was engaged upon one representing the cabin of Daniel Boone in the wilds of Kentucky at the time of his death.

Henry James Byron

Henry James Byron, an English playwright, born in Manchester in the earlier part of this century. He is the son of Mr. Henry Byron, who was in the British consular service, and he completed his education in London. He early wrote for periodicals, was the original editor of the comic paper " Fun," and published a novel, " Paid in Full." He produced in 1858 at the Strand theatre, London, his first burlesque extravaganza, "Fra Diavolo," which was followed by "Babes in the Wood," "Jack the Giant Killer," "Dundreary Married and Done For," and many other popular farces and pantomimes. He made his first appearance as an actor in the Globe theatre, London, in October, 1869, in his own drama "Not such a Fool as he Looks." Among his remaining plays are "War to the Knife," "A Hundred Thousand Pounds," "Good News" (1872), and "Old Soldiers" (1873).

Henry John Todd

Henry John Todd, an English clergyman, born in 1763, died at Settrington, Yorkshire, Dec. 24, 1845. He was educated at Oxford, and was vicar of Milton near Canterbury, rector of Allhallows, London, keeper of the manuscripts at Lambeth palace (1803), rector of Settrington (1820), prebendary of York (1830), and archdeacon of Cleveland (1832). His publications comprise "Illustrations of the Lives and Writings of Geoffrey Chaucer and John Gower" (8vo, 1810); an edition of Johnson's " Dictionary," with corrections and additions (4 vols. 4to, 1814); "Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Brian Walton " (2 vols. 8vo, 1821); "A Letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the Authorship of Icon Basilike " (8vo, 1825); " Some Account of the Life and Writings of John Milton" (8vo, 1826); and a life of Archbishop Cranmer (2 vols. 8vo, 1831).