Edward Bensly (1863-1939) was an English scholar. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Papers of Edward Bensly, mainly relating to the identification of quotations used by 17th- and 18th-century authors, including Robert Burton, Jeremy Taylor and William Drummond of Hawthornden.
The papers were given to the Library, c. 1940.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44742-9.
Authors | 17th century
Authors | 18th century
Bensly | Edward Von Blomberg | 1863-1939 | English Scholar
Burton | Robert | 1577-1640 | Author
Drummond | William | 1585-1649 | Poet
Taylor | Jeremy | 1613-1667 | Bishop of Down and Connor and Dromore