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of 1857. At the capture of Luck- now, and the Bubsequent operations against the rebels, he commanded, as Brigadier-General, the second division of infantry, and for his distinguished services on these oc- casions was specially promoted to the rank of Major-Gteneral in 1858. He received the colonelcy of the 3l8t Foot, June 1, 1862, was made Lieutenant-General Jan. 12, 1865, and G.C.B. in 1867 ; was appointed Secretary for Military Correspon- dence in the War Department in Feb., 1859, and permanent Under- Secretary of War in May, 1861. He resigned the latter office in Nov., 1871, on being appointed President of the Army Purchase Commission. This latter office he resigned in April, 1880. He was sworn of the Piivy Council Nov. 3, 1871. He attained the rank of General in Nov., 1872.

LUKIS, The Eev. William Col- LiNos, M.A., F.S.A., born in 1817, was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated in honours in 1840 ; has been succes- sively incumbent of East Grafton, Vicar of Great Bedwin, and Eector of CoUingboume Ducis, in Wilts, and Rural Dean of the Dealiery of Marlborough, and is Eector of Wath-juxta-Eipon, Yorkshire, and late Eural Dean of the Deanery of Catterick East. Mr. Lukis, who is a Fellow of the Eoyal Society of Northern Antiquaries at Copen- hagen, Hon. Member of the Soci^t^ Arch^ologique de Nantes, and of the Society Polymathique du Mor- bihan, Brittany, one of the Secre- taries of the York Architectural So- ciety, and was for some time one of the general secretaries of the Wilts Archaeological and Natural History Society, published in 1845 " Speci- mens of Ancient Church Plate?" in 1857, "An Account of Church Bells and Bell Foimdries ; " in 1858, " A few Words to Eural Deans and Churchwardens," two tracts relating to the care and condition of church bells, and " The History of the Salisbury Bell Foundry;"

and in 1861, Danish Cromlechs and Burial Customs compared with those of Brittany, Great Britain, &c." He has contributed Crom- lechs," "Certain Peculiarities in the Construction of Chambered Tumuli," an4 " Eemarkable Cham- bered Long Barrow at Eerlescant, Camac," to the Journal of the British ArchcBological Society, and has written i* On Flint Implements and Tumuli in the Neighbourhood of Wath," "Notes on Barrow- ^SS^S ^ ^^ Parish of CoUing- boume Ducis, Wilts," " Sur la D^ nomination des Dolmens ou Crom- lechs, " Eapport sur un Tumulus de TAge de Bronze au Eocher, Plougoumelen," " The Stone Ave- nues of Camac," " Brittany Sepul- chral Chambers, with an attempt to reduce them to Chronological Order ;" "Eude Stone Monuments, and the errors commonly enter- tained resx>ecting their construc- tion, 1875 ; " A Guide for Archeeo- logists and others to the Pre-his- toric Monuments of South Brit- tany," 1875; and is editor of the Stukeley Diaries, Letters, &c., vol. i., for the Surtees Society, 1882.

LUMBY, The Eev. Joseph Eawson, D.D., born at Stanningley, in Yorkshire, was educated at the Leeds Grammar School, entered as a scholar at Magdalen College, Cam- bridfi^e, in 1854 ; and took his degree in the Ist Class of the Classical Tripos in 1858. He was elected a Fellow of Magdalen College in 1858, obtained Sie Crosse Divinity Scholarship and the Tyrwhitt Hebrew Scholarship, and was also for some time classical lecturer at Magdalen College and at Queen's College. He has been subsequently elected Fellow of St. Catharine's College. Dr. Lumby was one of the founders of the Early Engli^ Text Society, for which he has edited several works: "King Horn," "Eatis Eaving," and "Floriz and Blauncheflour." He is one of the editors of the historic documents published by Govem-