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HANNEN— HARCOUET.

establishment which combines a Divinity department for training young men for the Episcop^ Church in Scotland, with a public school after the English model. Dr. Hannah was appointed Bampton Lecturer at Oxford, for 1863, his subject being " The Relation be- tween the Divine and Human Ele- ments in Holy Scripture ; " and was presented to the vicarage of Brighton in 1870. He became Prebendary of Chichester in 1874, and Archdeacon of Lewes in 1876. He is the author of *' Discourses on the Fall and its Results/* and of several separately published lectures and sermons. He has also edited, with notes, " The Poems and Psalms of Henry King, D.D.," 1843; poems by Sir H. Wotton, Sir W. Raleigh, and others (1845) ; and the *' Courtly Poets from Raleigh to Montrose," 1870-

HANNEN, The Rioht Hon. Sir James, eldest son of the late Mr. James Hannen of Kingswood, Surrey, formerly a merchant in the city of London, was born in 1821, and received his education at St. Paul's School, whence he removed to the University of Heidelberg. He was called to the • bar at the Middle Temple in 1848, and chose the Home Circuit, on which he obtained a very large practice, mainly in commercial business. He was continuaDy employed in very complicated and important cases, and in the great Shrewsbury case in the House of Lords, he was one of the counsel retained by the successful claimant. Mr. Hannen was for some time counsel to the Treasury. In Aug. 1868, he was nominated a puisne judge of the Queen's Bench, in succession to the late Mr. Justice Shee, and had the honour of knighthood conferred upon him. He was appointed Judge of the Court of Probate and Divorce in succession to Lord Penzance, in Nov. 1872, when he was sworn a member of the Privy Council.

HARCOURT, Sir William Georoe Granville Venables

Vernon, M.P., Q.C., second g the Rev. William Vernon-Har* and grandson of the late Archl of York, born Oct. 14, 1827 educated at Trinity College, bridge, of which he was a sc" and giaduated in high honoi 1851. He was called to the \. the Inner Temple in 1854, and the Home circuit. He imsu fidly contested the Kircaldy b in 1858. In Dec. 1863, he ducted the defence of Col. Cw who was tried before a court-m at Aldershot. Mr. Harcour appointed a Queen's Couns 1866 ; and Was returned t House of Commons for the c Oxford in the Liberal inter 1868. Mr. Harcourt was e Professor of International L the University of Camb March 2, 1869. He was a m< of the Royal Commission for a: ing the Neutrality Laws, and Royal Commission for amendi] Naturalization Laws. He wi pointed Solicitor-General in 1873, on which occasion h knighted, and he held that until the resignation of Mr. stone's administration in the f ing February. WhenMr. Qla< returned to power in May, Sir W. Harcourt was nom: Secretary of State for the Department. On his going to Oxford for re-election oi occasion he was defeated, j only 2681 votes against recorded in favour of his servative antagonist, Mr. i Hall. At this juncture Mr. soil, M.P. for Derby, very tunely accepted the CI Hundreds, whereupon Sii Harcourt was elected one < representatives of that boroi his stead. Sir W. Harcoui presented with the freedom city of Glasgow Oct. 25, 1881 was one of the original contri to the 8aturd4iy Review, an written various political pam and letters on international