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DING 2014: “Born in Derbyshire, he never attended university as a young man but managed to get a solid background in several Indo-European languages and especially in Anglo-Saxon. In later years, from 1822, he gained an M.A. from the University of Aberdeen, a Ph.D. from the University of Leyden, a B. D. from Trinity College and an LL. D. also from the University of Aberdeen. He became Rawlinsonian Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford in 1858. EDD includes his Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language in its bibliographic section of “Works of General Reference” but only the “Dialogue in the Derbyshire Dialect contained in the Preface section “Dialects from A.D. 900."
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LIFE AND WORKS SEE
Bradley, Henry. 2008. "Bosworth, Joseph (1787/8–1876)", rev. John D. Haigh. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford: University Press. [, accessed 9 April 2015]
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