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History of England [Lord Macaulay] By LORD MACAULAY
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LORD MACAULAY History of England Thomas Babington Macaulay was born October 25, 1800, and died December 28, 1859. He was the son of Zachary Macaulay, a West Indian merchant and noted philanthropist.... More > He brilliantly distinguished himself as a prizeman at Cambridge, and on leaving the University devoted himself enthusiastically to literary pursuits. Fame was speedily won by his contributions to the "Edinburgh Review," especially by his article on Milton. Though called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn, in 1826, Macaulay never practised, but through his strong Whig sympathies he was drawn into politics, and in 1830 entered Parliament for the pocket-borough of Calne. He afterwards was elected M.P. for Edinburgh. Appointed Secretary of the Board of Control for India, he resided for six years in that country, returning home in 1838. In 1840 he was made War Secretary. It was during his official career that he wrote his magnificent "Lays of Ancient Rome."< Less
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The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Volume 2 (of 4) By Lord Macaulay
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The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Volume 1 (of 4) By Lord Macaulay
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The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay., Volume 4 (of 4) By Thomas Babington Macaulay
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Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay. Volume 1 By George Otto Trevelyan
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir George Otto Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet OM PC (20 July 1838... More > – 17 August 1928) was a British statesman and author. In a ministerial career stretching almost 30 years, he was most notably twice Secretary for Scotland under William Ewart Gladstone and the Earl of Rosebery. He broke with Gladstone over the 1886 Irish Home Rule Bill, but after modifications were made to the bill he re-joined the Liberal Party shortly afterwards. Also a writer and historian, Trevelyan published The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, his maternal uncle, in 1876.Trevelyan was born in Rothley Temple, Leicestershire, the only son of Sir Charles Trevelyan, 1st Baronet, and Hannah, daughter of Zachary Macaulay and sister of the historian Lord Macaulay. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_George_Trevelyan,_2nd_Baronet< Less
Mystery at Geneva: An Improbable Tale of Singular Happenings By Rose Macaulay
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Mystery at Geneva: An improbable tale of singular happenings by Dame Rose Macaulay, 1922. Henry Beechtree, a newspaper correspondent for the British Bolshevist, is covering the latest otherwise... More > sleepy session of the League of Nations in Geneva, when the newly elected President – a member of the Norwegian delegation – disappears mysteriously, adding some badly needed ‘spice’ to Henry's assignment. Dated, but fun to read a mystery from a famous name writer from the past. Goodness, what an insight on the League of Nations, the forerunner of the United Nations, and on what passed for murders.< Less
Potterism, A Tragi-Farcical Tract By Rose Macaulay
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1920 novel by Dame Emilie Rose Macaulay, the English novelist. She received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for The Towers of Trebizond in 1956. She published thirty-five books, mostly novels but... More > also biography and travel.< Less
Dangerous Ages By Rose Macaulay
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1921 novel by Dame Emilie Rose Macaulay, the English novelist. She received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for The Towers of Trebizond in 1956. She published thirty-five books, mostly novels but... More > also biography and travel.< Less
The Lee Shore By Rose Macaulay
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1920 novel by Dame Emilie Rose Macaulay, the English novelist. She received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for The Towers of Trebizond in 1956. She published thirty-five books, mostly novels but... More > also biography and travel.< Less