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A Hamilton Thompson

Historian Alexander Hamilton Thompson was born on November 7, 1873, and died on September 4, 1952. From 1924 until 1939, he taught medieval history at the University of Leeds. Thompson was born on 7 November 1873 at Clifton, Bristol, the son of The Reverend John Thompson, Vicar of St Gabriel's, Bristol, and his wife Annie Hastings (née Cooper, daughter of Canon David Cooper). He spent 1883-1890 at Clifton College and one year at Totnes School. He was awarded a small scholarship by St John's...See more