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men t under the saperintendence of the , Master of the Rolls. The 8th Yolnme of Higden's Polychronicon has! recently appeared under his editorship. He has published several works for the Pitt Press^ as "Bacon's Life of Henry VII./' " More's Utopia/' " More's Life of Bichard III.," and, in conjunction with Professor Mayor, he has pub- lished Books III. and IV. of " Beda's Ecclesiastical History." He has also written a " History of the Creeds," and a small work on " Greek Learning in the Western Church during the Seventh and Eighth Centuries." Dr. Lumby was for some time Vicar of St. Edward's Church in Cambridge, but on his election in 1879 to the Norrisian Trofessorship of Divinity he re- signed that charge. He is one of the editors of the Cambridge Bible for Schools ; also a contributor to the " International Commentary on the New Testament." He has like- wise taken part in the work of the "Speaker's Commentary." He is a writer in the new edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica;" and has published many articles in the Expositor and other journals. He is also a member of the Old Testa- ment Company for the Revision of the Authorised Version of the Bible. Dr. Lumby has also been on many occasions Select Preacher before the University.

LUMLEY, Sib John Savilb, K.C.B., son of John, eighth Earl of Scarborough, was born in 1825. He entered the Foreign Office as a supernumerary clerk in the Libra- rian's department in 1841, but was permitted to accompany the late Eai'l of Westmoreland to Berlin as private secretary and attach^ in the autumn of that year. In 1842 he was appointed Attach^ at Berlin, and was subsequently transferred to St. Petersburg, where he acted as paid Attach^. In 1854 he was nominated Secrete^y of Legation at Washington, and in the K>Uowing year he was Charge d' Affaires and

also employed on special service at New York. On the departure of Mr. (now Sir John) Crampton, in May, 1856, Mr. Lmnley was left in charge of the archives, and in February, 1868, he was transferred to Madrid, where he acted for a short time as Charg^ d' Affaires. He was employed on special service in the Basque Provinces in 1858, and was transferred to St. Peters- burg in the following year. In 1860 he was appointed Secretary of Embassy at Constantinople, but the close of the same year saw him back in St. Petersburg, where he was Charge d' Affaires in 1862, 1864, and again in 1865. In 1866 he was elected an Associate of the Im- perial Russian Academy of Fine Arts, and in the same year he was promoted to be Envoy Extraor- dinary and Minister Plenipoten- tiary to the King of Saxony. In August, 1867, he was appointed, in the same capacity, to the Swiss Confederation, but was transferred to Brussels in Oct., 1868. He was appointed by the Queen to repre- sent her Majesty at the funeral of His Royal Highness the Duke of Brabant in Jan., 1869. He was nominated a companion of the Order of the Bath in 1878, and was offered by the King of the Belgians the Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold, which, in consequence of existing regulations, he was unable to accept. In Oct., 1878, he was nominated a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. He was appointed Ambassador Extraor- dinary and Plenipotentiary to the King of Italy in Sept. 1888.

LYALL, Sir Alfbbd Comtns, K.C.B., son of the Rev. Alfred Lyall, was born at Coulston, Surrey, in 1835, and educated at Eton. He was appointed Home Secretary in India in 1873 j Foreign Secretary in 1878; and Lieutenant-Governor of the North- West Provinces in 1882, having in the wevious year been created a K.C.B. He was formerly Secretary to the Order of

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