Boys, Thomas (DNB00)
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learning are to be found in the numerous letters and papers, sometimes under his own name, and sometimes under the assumed name of 'Vedette,' contributed to the second series of 'Notes and Queries.' Of these the twelve papers on Chaucer difficulties are a most valuable contribution to the study of early English literature. He died 2 Sept. 1880, aged 88.
[Times, 14 Sept. 1880; Men of the Time, 1872 ; Brit. Mus. Cat.]