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William Craigie

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'''Sir William Alexander Craigie''' (1867–1957) was [[J.R.R. Tolkien|J.R.R. Tolkien's]] immediate predecessor as [[Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon]] from 1916 to 1925. Like Tolkien he was a philologist and specialist in Old Icelandic.
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'''Sir William Alexander Craigie''' ([[13 August|August 13]], [[1867]] – [[2 September|September 2]], [[1957]]) was [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s immediate predecessor as [[Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon]] from [[1916]] to [[1925]]. Like Tolkien he was a philologist and specialist in Old Icelandic.
  
 
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* A. J. Aitken, ''Craigie, Sir William Alexander (1867–1957)'', http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101032614/William-Craigie
 
* A. J. Aitken, ''Craigie, Sir William Alexander (1867–1957)'', http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101032614/William-Craigie
  
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* {{WP|William Craigie}}
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Sir William Alexander Craigie (August 13, 1867September 2, 1957) was J.R.R. Tolkien's immediate predecessor as Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon from 1916 to 1925. Like Tolkien he was a philologist and specialist in Old Icelandic.

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