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EOWSELL— EOZE.

at Cambridge . He was then elected a Fellow of Peterhoiise^ and adopted the profession of teaching as his career in life. Since 1861, when, being an Examiner, he could have no pupils, the Senior Wrangler was every year his pupil, viz., twenty-one times, besides twice before that date. This success is without precedent. In 1855 Mr. Bouth wrote a book in conjunction with Lord Brougham. In 1859 he was appointed Examiner in Mathe- matics in the University of London, and, after the necessary interval of a year, he held the office for a second quinquennial period (1865-70). Soon after his gradua- tion he was elected a member of the Cambridge Philosophical So- ciety, of the Geological Society, and of the Royal Geographical Society ; subsequently he became a member of the Astronomical Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society. He is also an original member of the London Mathema- tical Society, having been one of those who helped to establish it. In 1860 he was Modei*ator, and in 1861 Examiner, for the Mathema- tical Tripos at Cambridge. In 1864 he married the eldest daughter of Sir G. B. Airy, the late Astro- nomer-Royal. In 1867 he gained the Adams Prize for his essay on the Stability of Motion. The hono- rary degree of LL.D. was conferred upon him in 1879 by the University of Glasgow. He was elected an honorary FeUow of Peterhouse Nov. 6, 1883. Mr. Routh has written a book on " Rigid Dyna- mics" (4th edit. 1882), and has contributed numerous papei-s on mathematical subjects to the Mathe- matical Messenger, the Quarterly Journal of Mathematics, the Pro- ceedings of the Royal Society, and the volumes of the London Mathe- matical Society.

ROWSELL,.The Rev. Thomas Jakes, M.A., chaplain in ordinary to the Queen, educated at Tonbridge School, whence he took an exhibi-

i tion, and then at St. John's Col- leg^, Cambridge, was for seventeen years engaged in the very laborious work of St. Peter's district. Step- ney, one of the poor East-end I parishes, and was appointed, by the I Bishop of London, Rector of St. Margaret's, Lothbury, in 1860. He ' has been three times select preacher I before the University of Cambridge, and on several occasions preached I at the special services in St. Paul's ' and Westminster Abbey. Having I no parochial charge attached to his I benefice, Mr. Rowsell has been t actively employed on the Commit- j tee of the Bishop of London's Fund, I is Honorary Secretary of the Me- tropolitan Visiting Association, and of other societies in London. He was appointed Honorary Chaplain to the Queen in 1866, and one of her Majesty's Chaplains in Ordi- nary, Nov. 18, 1869. He resigned the rectory of St. Margaret's, Lothbury, in June, 1872, when he became vicar of St. Stephen's, Westboume Pai-k, Paddington. In Nov., 1881, he was appointed a Canon of Westminster. j ROYSTON, The Right Rev. I Peter Sobenson, D.D., son of Mr. I John Power Royston, late of Barns- I bury Park, London, was born in I London in 1830, and educated at I St. Paul's School and Trinity Col- I lege, Cambridge (B.A., 1853 ; M.A., I 1861 ; D.D., 1872). He was classi- I cal tutor at the Church Missionary College, 1853-55 ; corresponding secretary to the Church Missionary Society in Madras, 1855-62, and 1864-66 ; was appointed acting sec- retary to that society in London in 1872, and in December of the same year was consecrated Bishop of Mauritius, in succession to Dr. Huxtable.

ROZE, Mabib (Mrs. Mapleson), is the daughter of M. Roze de la Haye, a lawyer, of Paris, and was bom in 1850. She entered the Paris Conservatoire at a very early age, and made rapid progress there, gaining prizes for her efficiency both