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Lord William D. Taylour Papers: 1950-1989

"Lord William D. Taylour was born in Headfort, County Meath, in 1904, the second son of the 4th Marquess of Headfort and British stage star, "Gaiety Girl" Rosie Boote. After his education at Harrow, Taylour worked in the world of finance, first at a Wall Street banking house and then as financial manager of an interior decorating business in London, before serving in the 2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry in North Africa in the Second World War, eventually attaining the rank of Captain. After the war, at the tender age of 42, Taylour enrolled at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied under Grahame Clarke and Glyn Daniel, finally publishing his dissertation, Mycenaean Pottery in Italy, in 1958..."

Format:  Website
Publisher:  The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication City:  Athens