Letters to Lord Acton concerning the Cambridge Modern History 1896-1899
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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Dr. Northcote, 1862 Mar. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129748 John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, the first Baron Acton, was an English aristocrat and historian. His Catholicism influenced his early life, and he travelled throughout Western Europe and the United States. He had a brief Parliamentary career, but remained an important advisor to the Liberal government of William Gladstone. He wro...
Sir Adolphus William Ward (1837-1924), historian, was born at Hampstead, Middlesex, on 2 December 1837. He was educated in Germany and Bury St Edmunds before entering Peterhouse, Cambridge, in 1855 (B.A., 1859; M.A., 1862), where he became a Fellow in 1862. He entered the Inner Temple in 1860, and was called to the bar in 1866, but never practised law. Ward was Professor of History and English Language and Literature at Owens College, Manchester, 1866-1897, and Vice-Chancellor, 1886-1890 and 189...
John Emerich Edward Charles Dalberg Acton, 1st Baron Acton (1834-1902), was born in Naples on 10 January 1834, the son of Sir Ferdinand Richard Acton, 7th Baronet. He studied at the University of Munich under the church historian Ignaz von Dllinger. In 1859 he became Liberal MP for the Irish constituency of Carlow, and in 1869 accepted a peerage. During this time Acton acquired The Rambler and developed it as a liberal Catholic journal dedicated to discussing social, political and theological ma...