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"letters, fragments, and discourses/ * was published at liOndon in 1874, under the title of "Catholic Re- form," with a preface by Dr. Stan- ley, Dean of Westminster. He revisited England in June, 1876, and delivered three lectures on "The Prospects of Christendom," and one on " The State Begulation of Vice," in reference to the Con- tagious Diseases Act. In 1881 he took for three years the school-room in the Eue d'Arras, previously devoted to Badical meetings, and it became the "Gallican" Church of Paris.

LUAED, Thb Ebv. Henry EicHABDS, D.D., son of the late Henry Luard, Esq., born in 1825, was educated at Cheam and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1847, M.A. in 1850, B.D. in 1875, and D.D. in 1878, and became Fellow and Assis- tant Tutor of his College, Eegistrary of the University, and Vicar of St. Mary the Great, Cambridge. He has written " The Life of Person," in the "Cambridge Essays" for 1857 ; " Catalogue of the MSS. in the Cambridge university Library " — ^the theological portion, and the general index; "Eemarks on the Cambridge University Commis- sioners' New Statutes for Trinity College," 1858 } and edited "Lives of Edward the Confessor," 1858; " Bartholomsei de Cotton Historia Anglicana," 1869; "Eoberti Grosse- teste EpistolfiB," 1861; "Annales Monastici,"in 1864-9,and "Matthew Paris," 1872-82, in the Government series of Mediseval Chronicles; " Correspondence of Person," 1866 ; " Graduati Cantabrigienses," 1873 : " On the Eelations between Eng- land and Eome during the earlier portion of the Eeign of Henry III.," 1877.

LUBBOCK, Sib John, Bart., M.P., P.E.S., was born at 29, Eaton Place, London, April 30, 1834, being the son and heir of Sir John WilUam Lubbock, of Mitcham Grove, Surrey, and High Elms,

Down, Kent, a gentleman eminent as an astronomer and a mathema- tician, by his wife Harriet, daughter of Lieut.-Col. George Hotham, of York. The baronetcy was created in 1806, in favour of the great- great-uncle of the present baronet, who succeeded to it in 1865, and who resides at High Elms, an estate of 1,500 acres, near Fam- borough, in Kent. From a private school he was transferred to Eton. His father, owing to the sudden illness of several of his partners, took him, when but fourteen years of age, into his bank in Lombard Street, a business with which the family has been connected for several generations. He became a partner in this establishment in 1856. Among the improvements which he introduced in banldng aftairs were the "Country Clear- ing" and the publication of the Clearing House returns. So high was his professional reputation tlmt he was chosen Honorary Secretary to the Association of London Bankers, the first President of the Institute of Bankers, an association nimibering nearly 2,000 members, and nominated by the Crown to serve on the International Coinage Commission. He was also a member of the Public School Commission and of the Advancement of Science Commission. It is, however, by his works on the ancient vestiges and remains of man that Sir John Lubbock has most distinguished himself. He has written "Pre- historic Times, as illustrated by Ancient Eemains and the Manners and Customs of Modem Savages," 1865, 4th edit. 1878 ; " The Ori^n of Civilization and the Primitive Condition of Man," 1870, which has also passed through four editions, and which, like the preceding work, has been translated into Sn the principal languages; "The Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects," 1874; "On British Wild Flowers, considered in relation to Insects,^' 1875 ; " Monograph of the Thysanura