The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Literary critic, born at Southampton; graduated at Merton College, Oxford; was engaged in scholastic work for a number of years at Manchester, Guernsey, and Elgin; in 1876 settled in London, and made a reputation for vigorous and scholarly criticism, devoting much of his time to French literature; elected to the Chair of English Literature in Edinburgh University, 1895; is the author of a "Short His tory of French Literature," a "Short History of English Literature," besides several volumes of essays, &c.; b . 1845.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Saintsbury, George'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/saintsbury-george.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.