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Dr. William Greenwell, F.R.S

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    THE distinguished archagologist, Dr. William Greenwell, of Durham, died on January 27 in his ninety-eighth year. He was affectionately referred to by everybody as Canon Greenwell, on the strength of a minor canonry of Durham, which was the highest promotion the Church found for him, and which he adorned for more than sixty years. For all that time he was the guide, philosopher, and friend of two generations of archæologists. What he was to the Church in Durham may be indicated by his preservation of the windows of Lanchester Church and by other work in ecclesiastical antiquity.

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