First Baron Macaulay

First Baron Macaulay
noun
English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑historian, ↑historiographer

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  • Macaulay, Thomas Babington, First Baron — (1800–1859)    An English historian, political commentator, cabinet minister, and imperial administrator, Thomas Babington Macaulay was raised by evangelical Christians, but became a secular Whig, although, as a man of his time, he was never a… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay of Rothley — born Oct. 25, 1800, Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, Eng. died Dec. 28, 1859, Campden Hill, London English politician, historian, and poet. While a fellow at Cambridge University, Macaulay published the first of his essays, on John Milton (1825),… …   Universalium

  • Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay — (1800 1859)    Born at Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, son of the philanthropist Zachary Macaulay, he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he won the English prize for a poem in 1819 ( Pompeii ) and in 1821 ( Evening ). Called to the …   British and Irish poets

  • Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay — Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October 1800 ndash; 28 December 1859) was a nineteenth century British poet, historian and Whig politician and one of the two Members of Parliament for Edinburgh. He wrote extensively as an… …   Wikipedia

  • Macaulay,Thomas Babington — Macaulay, Thomas Babington. First Baron Macaulay. 1800 1859. British historian, writer, and politician whose works include the popular History of England (1849 1861), numerous essays for the Edinburgh Review, and a volume of narrative poems, Lays …   Universalium

  • Macaulay — noun English historian noted for his history of England (1800 1859) • Syn: ↑Thomas Babington Macaulay, ↑First Baron Macaulay, ↑Lord Macaulay • Instance Hypernyms: ↑historian, ↑historiographer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron — ▪ English politician and author Introduction in full  Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay of Rothley  born October 25, 1800, Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, England died December 28, 1859, Campden Hill, London  English Whig (Whig and Tory)… …   Universalium

  • Macaulay family of Lewis — The Macaulay family of Uig in Lewis, known in Scottish Gaelic as Clann mhic Amhlaigh,[1] were a small family located around Uig on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. There is no connection between the Macaulays of Lewis and Clan …   Wikipedia

  • baron — /bar euhn/, n. 1. a member of the lowest grade of nobility. 2. (in Britain) a. a feudal vassal holding his lands under a direct grant from the king. b. a direct descendant of such a vassal or his equal in the nobility. c. a member of the House of …   Universalium

  • Baron — /bann rddawonn /, n. Michel /mee shel /, (Michel Boyron), 1653 1729, French actor. * * * I Title of nobility, ranking in modern times immediately below a viscount or a count (in countries without viscounts). The wife of a baron is a baroness.… …   Universalium

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