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Sir Alexander Ogston KCVO MB FRS CM MD (19 April 1844 – 1 February 1929) was a Scottish surgeon, famous for his discovery of Staphylococcus.
Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl.) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college.
Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia is a reference work devoted to world literature.
Christ Church (Ædes Christi, the temple or house, ædēs, of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
The Dean Cemetery is a historically important Victorian cemetery north of the Dean Village, west of Edinburgh city centre, in Scotland.
Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (23 April 1861 – 14 May 1936) was an English soldier and British Imperial Governor.
The focus of this article is on English-language literature rather than limited merely to the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, the whole of Ireland, Wales, as well as literature in English from former British colonies, including the US.
George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (23 October 1845 – 28 January 1933), was an English writer, literary historian, scholar, critic and wine connoisseur.
Sir John Donald Pollock (1868-1962) was Rector of the University of Edinburgh from 1939 to 1945 and gave land to the University to build halls of residence.
John Donne (22 January 1572 – 31 March 1631) was an English poet and a cleric in the Church of England.
King's College in Old Aberdeen, Scotland, the full title of which is The University and King's College of Aberdeen (Collegium Regium Abredonense), is a formerly independent university founded in 1495 and now an integral part of the University of Aberdeen.
Lerwick is the main port of the Shetland Islands, Scotland, located more than 100 miles (160 km) off the north coast of mainland Scotland on the east coast of the Shetland Mainland.
The Adamson Lectures was a series of annual lectures held at the Victoria University of Manchester on the subject matter of logic and philosophy.
The metaphysical poets is a term coined by the poet and critic Samuel Johnson to describe a loose group of English lyric poets of the 17th century, whose work was characterized by the inventive use of conceits, and by speculation about topics such as love or religion.
The Lord Rector of the University of Edinburgh is elected every three years by the students and staff at the University of Edinburgh.
Regent Terrace is a residential street of 34 classical 3-bay townhouses built on the tail of Calton Hill in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Shetland (Sealtainn), also called the Shetland Islands, is a subarctic archipelago of Scotland that lies north-east of the island of Great Britain and forms part of the United Kingdom.
Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), usually known as T. S. Eliot, was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.
The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.