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Authorised form of nameMaine; Sir; Henry James Sumner (1822 - 1888)
Dates1822 - 1888
Date of birth15 August 1822
Place of deathCannes, France
Date of death03 February 1888
OccupationBarrister
ActivityEducation:
Christ's Hospital; Pembroke College, Cambridge. LLD
Career:
Regius Professor of Civil Law, Cambridge (1847-1854); called to the Bar (1850); Member of Indian Council (1862-1869); Corpus Christi Professor of Jurisprudence, Oxford (1869); Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1877-1888); died of apoplexy
Honours:
KCSI 1871
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/06/1874
RelationshipsSon of Dr James Maine of Kelso and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of David Fell of Caversham Grove, Reading; godson of John Bird Sumner (FRS 1848); married (1847) Jane Maine, his cousin
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Notes:
Second citation added in Selbourne's hand in list of proposers
Royal Society codeNA1520
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1874/11Maine, Sir Henry James Sumner: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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