Matthew Bloxam blue plaque in Rugby

Matthew Holbeche Bloxham 1805 - 1888 antiquary lived in this house

Matthew Holbeche Bloxam (12 May 1805 – 24 April 1888), a native of Rugby, Warwickshire, England, was a Warwickshire antiquary and amateur archeologist, author of a popular guide to Gothic architecture. He was the original source of the legend of William Webb Ellis' invention of the game of Rugby football.

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