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A. A. R.* Arthur Alcock Rambaut, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., F.R.A.S.
Radcliffe Observer, Oxford. Professor of Astronomy in the University of Dublin and Royal Astronomer of Ireland, 1892-1897.
Schönfeld, Eduard.
A. Cy. Arthur Ernest Cowley, M.A., Litt.D.
Sub-Librarian of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and Fellow of Magdalen College.
Samaritans; Seadiah.
A. C. G. Albert Charles Lewis Gotthilf Guenther, M.A., M.D., Ph.D., F.R.S.
Keeper of Zoological Department, British Museum, 1875-1895. Gold Medal1ist, Royal Society, 1878. Author of Catalogues of Colubrine Snakes, Batrachia, Salientia, and Fishes in the British Museum; &c.
Shark (in part).
A. E. H. A. E. Houghton.
Formerly Correspondent of the Standard in Spain. Author of Restoration of the Bourbons in Spain.
Serrano y Dominguez, Francisco.
A. E. J. Arthur Ernest Jolliffe, M.A.
Fellow, Tutor and Mathematical Lecturer, Cornus Christi College, Oxford. Senior Mathematical Scholar, 1892.
A. F. L. Arthur Francis Leach, M.A.
Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple. Charity Commissioner for England and Wales. Formerly Assistant-Secretary of the Board of Education. Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1874-1881. Author of English Schools at the Reformation; &c.
A. F. P. Albert Frederick Pollard, M.A., F.R.Hist.S.
Professor of English History in the University of London. Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Assistant Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography, 1893-1901. Lothian Prizeman, Oxford, 1892; Arnold Prizeman, 1898. Author of England under the Protector Somerset; Henry VIII.; Life of Thomas Cranmer; &c.
Sanders, Nicholas.
A. Ge. Sir Archibald Geikie, K.C.B.
See the biographical article: Geikie, Sir Archibald.
Scotland: Geography and Geology (in part).
A. Go.* Rev. Alexander Gordon, M.A.
Lecturer in Church History in the University of Manchester.
Saravia, Adrian; Servetus, Michael.
A. H. S. Rev. Archibald Henry Sayce, D.D., LL.D., Litt.D.
See the biographical article: Sayce, A. H.
Sardanapalus; Sargon; Sennacherib; Shalmaneser.
A. H.-S. Sir A. Houtum-Schindler, C.I.E.
General in the Persian Army. Author of Eastern Persian Irak.
Seistan (in part); Shiraz; Shushter.
A. J. G. Rev. Alexander James Grieve, M.A., B.D.
Professor of New Testament and Church History, Yorkshire United Independent College, Bradford. Sometime Registrar of Madras University, and Member of Mysore Educational Service.
Septuagint, The.
A. L. Andrew Lang, LL.D.
See the biographical article: Lang, Andrew.
Scotland: History; Second Sight.
A. M.* Rev. Allan Menzies, D.D.
Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism, St Mary’s College, St Andrews. Author of History of Religion; &c. Editor of Review of Theology and Philosophy.
Scotland, Church of.
A. M. Cl. Agnes Muriel Clay (Mrs Wilde).
Formerly Resident Tutor of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Joint-author of Sources of Roman History, 133-70 B.C.
A. N. Alfred Newton, F.R.S.
See the biographical article: Newton, Alfred.
Sand-grouse; Sandpiper; Scaup; Scoter; Scrub-bird; Secretary-bird; Seriema; Shearwater; Sheathbill; Sheldrake; Shoe-bill; Shoveler; Shrike.


  1. A complete list, showing all individual contributors, appears in the final volume