Adolphus William Ward

Adolphus William Ward was born in 1837 and was educated at Cambridge. Besides the present work, he did studies of Chaucer and Dickens and was editor-in-chief from 1902 to 1912 of the Cambridge Modern History and co-editor from 1907-1916 of the Cambridge History of English Literature. His History of Germany 1815-1890 was published during World War I. Dr. Ward was master of Peterhouse, Cambridge University, for almost a quarter century until his death in 1924.