Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord

Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord, poet and patron of letters, born of good family at Fryston Hall, Pontefract; graduated at Cambridge; entered Parliament as a Conservative, but subsequently went over to the other side, and in 1863 was raised to the peerage by Palmerston; was a man of varied interests, a traveller, leader of society, philanthropist, and above all the friend and patron of authors; his works include various volumes of poetry, “Life of Keats,” “Monographs, Personal and Social,” &c. (1809-1885).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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