RENOUF, PETER LE PAGE: Roman Catholic Egyptologist; b. on the isle of Guernsey Aug. 23, 1822; d. at London Oct. 15, 1897. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford; entered the Church of Rome, 1842; became professor of ancient history and Eastern languages on the opening of the Roman Catholic University of Ireland, 1855; royal inspector of schools, 1866; and was keeper of oriental antiquities in the British Museum, 1886-92. In 1887 he became president of the Society of Biblical Archeology. He was the author of The Condemnation of Pope Honorius (London, 1868); The Case of Honorius Reconsidered with Reference to Recent Apologies 1869); An Elementary Grammar of the Ancient Egyptian Language (1875; 2d ed., 1890); and Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Religion of Ancient Egypt (Hibbert Lectures for 1879; 1880).