Thomas Northcote Toller

Thomas Northcote Toller (1844–1930) was the first professor of English language at Manchester and one of the editors of An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary[1] which had been begun by Joseph Bosworth. He was appointed to the chair in 1880 and retired in 1903.[2] The annual Toller Lecture, which commemorates his achievements, is held in Manchester annually.


  1. "Textual and Material Culture in Anglo-Saxon England: Thomas Northcote Toller and the Toller Memorial Lectures". Retrieved 14 September 2010.
  2. Charlton, H. B. (1951) Portrait of a University, 1851--1951. Manchester: Manchester University Press; p. 172
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