Agnes Wenman Agnes, Viscountess Wenman (died 1617) was an English Roman Catholic woman, under suspicion of involvement at the time of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
Agnes Wenman, Viscountess Wenman Agnes, Viscountess Wenman was an English Roman Catholic woman, under suspicion of involvement at the time of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
Alan Hollinghurst Alan James Hollinghurst FRSL (born 26 May 1954) is an English novelist, poet, short story writer and translator.
Albert O'Donnell Bartholeyns Albert O'Donnell Bartholeyns (ca. 1851 – 20 May 1922), sometimes known as A. O'Donnell Bartholeyns, was an English journalist, hospital administrator, and translator of plays.
Alexander Condie Stephen Sir Alexander Condie Stephen (20 July 1850 - 10 May 1908), KCMG, KCVO, CB was a British diplomat and translator from Russian and Persian.
Alexander Neville (scholar) Alexander Neville (1544–1614) was an English scholar, known as a historian and translator and a Member of the House of Commons.
Alfred of Sareshel Alfred of Sarashel, also known as Alfred the Philosopher, Alfred the Englishman or Alfredus Anglicus, was born in England some time in the 12th century and died in the 13th ce...
Andrew Chertsey Andrew Chertsey (fl. 1508-1532) was an English translator, now known for the devotional collection 'The craft to lyve well and to dye.
Andrew Tooke Andrew Tooke (1673–1732) was an English scholar, headmaster of Charterhouse School, Gresham Professor of Geometry, Fellow of the Royal Society and translator of Tooke's Pantheon, a standard ...
Angela Carter Angela Carter was an English novelist and journalist, known for her feminist, magical realism, and picaresque works. In 2008, The Times ranked Carter tenth in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".
Angus Macnab John Angus Macnab was a British fascist politician who was a close associate of William Joyce who later became noted as a Perennialist writer on Medieval Spain and translator of Latin and Greek ...
Anna Hume Anna Hume (floruit 1644) was a Scottish translator, poet and writer.
Anna Swanwick Anna Swanwick (22 June 1813 – 2 November 1899) was an English author and feminist.
Anne Born Anne Rosemary Cookes Born (9 July 1924 – 27 July 2011) was a British poet, local historian, writer and translator.
Anne Locke Anne Locke (Lock, Lok) (1530-after 1590) was an English poet, translator and Calvinist religious figure.
Anthony Aufrere Anthony Aufrere (1756–1833) was an English antiquary and translator He was the eldest son of Anthony Aufrere, of Hoveton Hall, Norfolk, who died in 1814.
Anthony Calderbank Anthony Calderbank is an English translator of contemporary Arabic literature.
Anthony Gilby Anthony Gilby (c.1510-1585) was an English clergyman, known as a radical Puritan and Geneva Bible translator, the first English Bible available to the general public.
April FitzLyon April FitzLyon (22 April 1920 – 17 September 1998) was an English translator, biographer, and historian.
Charlotte Mary Yonge Charlotte Mary Yonge (11 August 1823 – 24 May 1901) was an English novelist known for her huge output, now mostly out of print.
Christopher Borough Christopher Borough or Christopher Burrough, son of Steven Borough, was an English adventurer, navigator and translator and the chronicler of one of the most interesting journeys into Pers...
Clara Bell Clara Bell, née Poynter (1835–1927), was an English translator fluent in French, German, Danish, Dutch, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, and Spanish, noted for her translations of works by Henrik Ib...
Constance Bache Constance Bache (March 11, 1846 – June 1903) was an English composer, pianist and teacher.
Constance Garnett Constance Clara Garnett (née Black) (19 December 1861, Brighton, England – 17 December 1946, The Cearne, Crockham Hill, Kent) was an English translator of nineteenth-century Russian ...
Cornelia Knight Ellis Cornelia Knight (1757 – 17 December 1837, Paris) was a writer and painter who socialized with many of the notable personalities of the late reign of George III: Horatio Nelson, Lord and La...
Dalziel Hammick Dalziel Llewellyn Hammick FRS (born 8 March 1887, West Norwood, London, England, died 17 October 1966), was an English research chemist.
David Rudkin James David Rudkin (born 29 June 1936, London) is an English playwright of Northern Irish descent.
Denver Lindley Denver Lindley (1904-1982) was an American translator noted for his translations of works by Thomas Mann, Hermann Hesse, Ernst Schnabel, André Maurois, and others.
E. V. Rieu Emile Victor Rieu CBE (10 February 1887 – 11 May 1972) was a classicist, publisher, poet, and initiator and editor of the Penguin Classics series of books.
E. W. Dickes Ernest Walter Dickes, most commonly known as E. W. Dickes (1876 - 26 July 1957) was an English journalist for the Manchester Guardian, and translator of over seventy books.
Edith Pargeter Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 1913 – 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was a British author of works in many categories, especially history a...
Edmund Allen Edmund Allen (or Edmond, or Alen, or Edmonde Aellen) (about 1519 – 1559) was an English clergyman and scholar.
Edmund Allen (clergyman) Edmund Allen (or Edmond, or Alen, or Edmonde Aellen; c. 1519 – 1559) was an English clergyman and scholar.
Edmund Brice Edmund Brice (fl. 1648 – 1696) was an English translator and schoolmaster.
Edward Aggas Edward Aggas (fl. 1564–1601) was an English bookseller, printer, and translator.
Edward Backhouse Eastwick Edward Backhouse Eastwick CB (1814 – 16 July 1883, Ventnor, Isle of Wight) was a British orientalist, diplomat and Conservative Member of Parliament.
Edward Byles Cowell Professor Edward Byles Cowell FBA (January 23, 1826 – February 9, 1903) was a noted translator of Persian poetry and the first professor of Sanskrit at Cambridge University.
Edward Churton Edward Churton (1800–1874) was an English churchman and Spanish scholar.
Edward Fairfax Edward Fairfax (1580? – 27 January 1635) was a translator, the natural son of Sir Thomas Fairfax the elder, of Denton in Yorkshire, and thus a half-brother of Sir Thomas Fairfax.
Edward Grimeston Edward Grimeston (died 1640) was an English sergeant-at-arms and one of the most active translators of his day.
Edward Sheldon (translator) Edward Sheldon (b. at Beoley, 23 April 1599; d. in London, 27 March 1687) was an English translator of Catholic works.
Edward Spelman Edward Spelman or Yallop was an English author and translator.
Edward Storer Edward Storer (1880–1944) was an English writer, translator and poet.
Eleanor Marx Eleanor Marx Aveling (16 January 1855 – 31 March 1898), also known as Jenny Julia Eleanor "Tussy" Marx , was the English-born youngest daughter of Karl Marx.
Elijah Hoole Elijah Hoole (1798–1872) was an English orientalist and Wesleyan Methodist missionary.
Elizabeth Ann Ashurst Bardonneau-Narcy Elizabeth “Eliza” Ann Ashurst Bardonneau-Narcy was a member of an important family of radical activists in mid-nineteenth-century England and the first translator of George Sand’s work into English.
Elizabeth Benger Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger (baptised on 15 June 1775 at West Camel, Somerset, died on 9 January 1827 in London) was an English biographer, novelist and poet.
Elizabeth Hoby Elizabeth, Lady Hoby (born 1528, Gidea Hall, Essex, England — died 1609, Bisham, Berkshire, England) (née Elizabeth Cooke; Elizabeth Hoby, later Lady Hoby, in her first marriage; Elizabe...
Ernest Wood Ernest Egerton Wood (August 18, 1883 – September 17, 1965) was a noted English yogi, theosophist, Sanskrit scholar, and author of numerous books, including Concentration - An Approach to Medit...
Eugene Lee-Hamilton Eugene Lee-Hamilton (6 January 1845 – 9 September 1907) was a late Victorian English poet.
Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1843–1906) was an English academic and schoolmaster, known as classical scholar and translator.
Francis Balfour (medical officer) Francis Balfour, M.D. (fl. 1812), was a British medical officer and medical author who lived and worked primarily in British India.
Francis Bigod Sir Francis Bigod (4 October 1507 – 2 June 1537) was the leader of Bigod's Rebellion.
Francis Fawkes Francis Fawkes (1721–1777) was an English poet and translator.
Francis Hawkins Francis Hawkins (1628–1681) was an English Jesuit and child prodigy and translator.
Francis Haywood Francis Haywood was a Liverpool merchant and translator, the first person to translate Kant's Critique of Pure Reason into English.
Frank Pearce Sturm Frank Pearce Sturm was an English poet and translator, known for his 1906 translations of Baudelaire; his short poem Still-heart is a popular favourite.
Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been bur...
George Abbot (bishop) George Abbot (19 October 1562 – 5 August 1633) was an English divine who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1611 to 1633.
George Adams (translator) George Adams (1698? – 1768?), English translator, in prose, of Sophocles, and probably a clergyman, polemic and apologist.
George Beck (artist) George Beck (1749 – December 24, 1812) was an artist and poet who flourished in America during the early republic era.
George Chapman George Chapman (c. 1559 – 12 May 1634) was an English dramatist, translator, and poet.
George Eliot Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Ann" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of t...
James McFarlane James Walter McFarlane (12 December 1920, Sunderland - 9 August 1999, Stody, Norfolk) was a scholar of European literature, author of The Oxford Ibsen, and founding Dean of the School of Eu...
John Florio John Florio (1553–1625), known in Italian as Giovanni Florio, was a linguist and lexicographer, a royal language tutor at the Court of James I, and a possible friend and influence on Willi...
John Glanvill John Glanvill (1664?–1735) was an English barrister, known as a poet and translator.
John Gray (poet) John Gray (2 March 1866 – 14 June 1934) was an English poet whose works include Silverpoints, The Long Road and Park: A Fantastic Story.
John Harmar John Harmar (ca. 1555–1613) was an English classical scholar and headmaster of Winchester College.
John Latey John Latey (30 October 1842 - 1902) was a British journalist and writer.
John Lettice John Lettice (December 27, 1737 – October 18, 1832) was an English clergyman, translator, academic, and author.
John Palsgrave John Palsgrave (c. 1485 – 1554) was a priest of Henry VIII of England's court.
John Payne (poet) John Payne (23 August 1842 – 11 February 1916) was an English poet and translator.
John Perrin (translator) John Perrin (c.1558-1615) was an English churchman and academic, Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford and one of the translators of the Authorised King James Version of the Bible.
John Rainolds John Rainolds (or Reynolds) (1549 – 21 May 1607) was an English academic and churchman, of Puritan views.
Joscelyn Godwin Joscelyn Godwin (born 16 January 1945 at Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, England) is a composer, musicologist and translator, known for his work on ancient music, paganism and music in the occult.
Joseph Webbe Joseph Webbe was an English grammarian, physician, and astrologer.
Joshua Sylvester Joshua Sylvester (1563 – 28 September 1618) was an English poet.
Keith Bosley Keith Bosley (born 1937) is a British poet and language expert.
Lady Charlotte Guest Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Guest, (née Bertie) (19 May 1812 – 15 January 1895), later Lady Charlotte Schreiber, was an English translator and business woman.
Maurice Baring Maurice Baring (27 April 1874 – 14 December 1945) was an English man of letters, known as a dramatist, poet, novelist, translator and essayist, and also as a travel writer and war correspondent.
Michael Hulse Michael Hulse (born 1955) is an English translator, critic and poet, notable especially for his translations of German novels by W. G. Sebald, Herta Müller, and Elfriede Jelinek.
Michael Meyer Michael Leverson Meyer (11 June 1921 – 3 August 2000) was an English translator, biographer, journalist and dramatist.
Michael Scammell Michael Scammell (born 1935) is an English author, biographer and translator of Slavic literature.
Michael Swanton Michael James Swanton (born 1939) is a British polymath: literary critic, translator, archaeologist, metallurgist and architectural historian specializing in Old English literature and the Anglo...
Monier Monier-Williams Sir Monier Monier-Williams, KCIE (12 November 1819 – 11 April 1899) was the second Boden Professor of Sanskrit at Oxford University, England.
Mordaunt Roger Barnard Mordaunt Roger Barnard, Rev. (22 December 1828 – 2 July 1906) was a Church of England clergyman and translator of works from Scandinavian languages.
Nahum Sokolow Nahum Sokolow (Nahum ben Joseph Samuel Sokolow, נחום ט' סוקולוב Nachum ben Yoseph Shmuel Soqolov, סאָקאָלאָוו, 10 January 1859 – 17 May 1936) was a Zionist lead...
Nathan Bailey Nathan Bailey (died 27 June 1742) was an English philologist and lexicographer.
Nathaniel Hodges Nathaniel Hodges M.D. (1629–1688) was an English physician, known for his work during the Great Plague of London and his written account Loimologia of it.
Philip Ferdinand Philip Ferdinand (1555, Poland - 1598, Leiden) was an English Hebraist.
R. J. Hollingdale Reginald John "R. J." Hollingdale (20 October 1930 – 28 September 2001) was best known as a biographer and a translator of German philosophy and literature, especially the works of Friedrich Nie...
Ralph Freeman (lawyer) Sir Ralph Freeman (fl. 1610–1655) was a wealthy English civil judge, also known as a dramatist and translator.
Ranjit Bolt Ranjit Bolt OBE (born 1972) is a British playwright and translator.
Richard Carew (antiquary) Richard Carew (17 July 1555, East Antony, Cornwall, England6 November 1620) was a Cornish translator and antiquary.
Richard Eden Richard Eden (c.1520–1576) was an alchemist and translator.
Richard Francis Burton Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton KCMG FRGS (19 March 1821 – 20 October 1890) was an English geographer, explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, ling...
Richard Hyrde Richard Hyrde or Hirt was an English humanist scholar, translator and tutor.
Richard Sault Richard Sault was an English mathematician, editor and translator, one of The Athenian Society.
Richard Taverner Richard Taverner (1505 – 14 July 1575) is best known for his Bible translation, The Most Sacred Bible whiche is the holy scripture, conteyning the old and new testament, translated into E...
Robert Coffin (bishop) Robert Aston Coffin C.Ss.R., D.D. (19 July 1819 – 6 April 1885) was an English Redemptorist and Bishop of Southwark (25 May 1882 – 6 April 1885) Coffin was born at Brighton and educated at...
Robert Copland Robert Copland (fl. 1515), English printer and author, is said to have been a servant of William Caxton, and certainly worked for Wynkyn de Worde.
Robert Dallington Sir Robert Dallington (1561–1637) was an English courtier, travel writer and translator, and master of the London Charterhouse.
Robert Fills Robert Fills, was an English translator from the French.
Robert James (physician) Robert James (1703 – 23 March 1776) was an English physician who is best known as the author of A Medicinal Dictionary, as the inventor of a popular "fever powder", and as a friend of ...
Robert Potter (1721-1804) Rev. Robert Potter (born 1721 in Podimore, Somerset, died 9 August 1804 in Lowestoft, Suffolk) was an English clergyman of the Church of England, translator, poet and pamphleteer.
Robert Thom (translator) Robert Thom was an English nineteenth century Chinese language translator and diplomat based in Canton who worked for the trading house Jardine, Matheson & Co. and was seconded to the British a...
Robert Tofte Robert Tofte (bap. 1562 – d. 1619/1620) was an English translator and poet.
Roger L'Estrange Sir Roger L'Estrange (17 December 1616 – 11 December 1704) was an English pamphleteer, author and staunch defender of Royalist claims.
Sally Purcell Sally Purcell (1 December 1944 - 4 January 1998) was a British poet and translator.
Samson Lennard Samson Lennard (died 1633) was an English genealogist, officer of arms, and translator.
Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers Samuel Liddell (or Liddel) MacGregor Mathers (8 or 11 January 1854 – 5 or 20 November 1918), born Samuel Liddell Mathers, was a British occultist.
Samuel Rousseau Samuel Rousseau (1763 – 1820) was a British oriental scholar and printer who compiled the first Arabic-English dictionary and translated and printed the first English language editions of ...
Samuel Tuke (playwright) Sir Samuel Tuke, first baronet was an English officer in the Royalist army during the English Civil War and a notable playwright.
Sara Coleridge Sara Coleridge (23 December 1802 – 3 May 1852) was an English author and translator.
Sebastian Evans Sebastian Evans (1830–1909) was an English journalist and political activist, known also as a man of letters and artist.
Simon Digby (oriental scholar) Professor Simon Everard Digby MA (17 October 1932 – 10 January 2010) was an English oriental scholar, translator, writer and collector who was awarded the Burton Medal of the Royal Asiatic...
Sir Samuel Tuke, 1st Baronet Sir Samuel Tuke, 1st Baronet (c.1615, Essex – 26 January 1674, Somerset House, London) was an English officer in the Royalist army during the English Civil War and a notable playwright.
Thomas Creech Thomas Creech (1659–found dead 19 July 1700) was an English translator of classical works, and headmaster of Sherborne School.
Thomas De Quincey Thomas Penson De Quincey (15 August 1785 – 8 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).
Thomas de Quincey Thomas Penson De Quincey was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater.
Thomas Drant Thomas Drant (c.1540–1578) was an English clergyman and poet.
Thomas Elyot Sir Thomas Elyot (c. 1490 – 26 March 1546) was an English diplomat and scholar.
Thomas Francklin Thomas Francklin (1721–1784) was an English academic, clergyman, writer and dramatist Francklin was the son of Richard Francklin, bookseller near the Piazza in Covent Garden, London, who printed...
Thomas Harrison (translator) Thomas Harrison (1555, London – 1631) was an English Puritan scholar, a Vice-Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and one of the translators for the King James Version of the Bible.
Thomas Henry Huxley Thomas Henry Huxley (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist (comparative anatomist), known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
Thomas Hill (author) Thomas Hill (born ca. 1528) was an English astrologer, author and translator who most probably also wrote as Didymus Mountain.
Thomas Hoby Sir Thomas Hoby (1530–1566) was an English diplomat and translator.
Thomas Lediard Thomas Lediard (1685–1743) was an English writer and surveyor.
Thomas Master Thomas Master (1603 – 31 August 1643) was an English poet and divine.
Thomas Newton (poet) Thomas Newton (c. 1542–1607) was an English clergyman, poet, author and translator.
Thomas Nuce Thomas Nuce or Newce (died 1617) was an English translator from Latin.
Thomas Ravis Thomas Ravis (c. 1560 – 14 December 1609) was a Church of England clergyman and academic.
Thomas Raynalde Thomas Raynalde (fl. 1540-1551) was a physician, known as the translator or editor of Eucharius Roesslin's De Partu Hominis.
Thomas Rogers (clergyman) Thomas Rogers was an English Anglican clergyman, known as a theologian, controversialist and translator.
Thomas Roscoe Thomas Roscoe (Liverpool 23 June 1791 – 24 September 1871 London) was an English author and translator.
Thomas Twyne Thomas Twyne (1543 - 1 August 1613 Lewes) was an Elizabethan translator and a physician of Lewes in Sussex, best known for completing Thomas Phaer's translation of Virgil's Aeneid into English v...
Thomas Tymme Thomas Tymme (or Timme) (died 1620) was an English clergyman, translator and author.
Vyvyan Holland Vyvyan Holland, OBE (3 November 1886 – 10 October 1967), born Vyvyan Oscar Beresford Wilde in London, was a British author and translator.
Walter James, 4th Baron Northbourne Walter Ernest Christopher James, 4th Baron Northbourne (18 January 1896 – 17 June 1982), was an English agriculturalist, author and rower who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Werferth Werferth (Wærferth, Werfrith, or Waerfrith) was an English bishop of Worcester.
Wilfrid Thorley Wilfrid Thorley (31 July 1878, Southport, Lancashire - 28 January 1963, Wirral, Cheshire) was an English poet and translator.
William Adlington William Adlington was one among the host of translators that made the Elizabethan era the "golden age of translations".
William Aglionby William Aglionby was an English physician, known also as an art historian, translator and diplomat.
William Nicholson (chemist) William Nicholson (13 December 175321 May 1815) was a renowned English chemist and writer on "natural philosophy" and chemistry, as well as a translator, journalist, publisher, scientist, and in...
William Smith (scholar) The Very Revd. Dr William Smith (1711–1787) was Dean of Chester and a Greek and Latin scholar.
William Thomas (scholar) William Thomas (died 1554), probably a Welshman, was a scholar of Italian and Italian history and a clerk of the Privy Council under Edward VI. Thomas was executed for treason after the collapse...
William Tyndale William Tyndale (sometimes spelled Tynsdale, Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1494–1536) was an English scholar who became a leading figure in Protestant reform in the years leading...
William Webbe William Webbe (fl. 1568–1591) was an English critic and translator.
Wyndham Deedes Brigadier General Sir Wyndham Henry Deedes, CMG, DSO(10 March 1883 – 2 September 1956) was a British Army officer and civil administrator.