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W. E. H. Lecky

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W. E. H. Lecky

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

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

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