Person    | Male  Born 26/3/1838  Died 22/10/1903

W. E. H. Lecky

Categories: History, Literature

Countries: Ireland

Historian. Born William Edward Hartpole Lecky in Newtonpark, County Dublin, Ireland. Initially he studied to be a priest in the Protestant Church of Ireland, but turned to historiography. His chief work is 'A History of England During the Eighteenth Century' published in parts from 1878 to 1890. Died at his home, 38 Onslow Gardens.

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W. E. H. Lecky

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W.E.H. Lecky

London County Council W.E.H. Lecky, 1838-1903, historian and essayist lived a...

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Liberal Democrat History Group

Liberal Democrat History Group

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British Comedy Society / Dead Comics Society

British Comedy Society / Dead Comics Society

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Roy Porter

Roy Porter

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Anthony Adolph

Anthony Adolph

Genealogist, writer and broadcaster.  Author of a book on Henry Jermyn.

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Peckham Society

Peckham Society

A society that exists to encourage interest in, and to care for the environment and history of Peckham and the surrounding area.

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