Merivale, Herman (1806-74), was for some time fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, and professor of political economy in the university. He was' afterwards successively permanent Under-Secretary for the Colonies and for India, He was author of Historical Studies, and continued Parke's Life of Sir P. Francis. Charles Merivale, his brother, born 1808, became successively fellow and tutor of St. John's College, Cambridge, Hulsean and Boyle lecturer, chaplain to the Speaker, and Dean of Ely (1869). His chief works were The Fall of the Roman Republic (1853), a History of the Romans under the Empire (1859-62, in eight volumes), and a General History of Rome (1873). He died in 1893.