Hughes, Thomas (18321896)

Hughes, Thomas, author of “Tom Brown's School-days,” born at Uffington, Berks; was at Rugby in Dr. Arnold's time, graduated at Oxford, and was called to the bar in 1848; his famous story of Rugby school life, “Tom Brown's School-days,” was published in 1856, and was followed by “Tom Brown at Oxford” and other stories and biographies; he entered Parliament in 1865, and in 1882 became a County Court Judge; throughout his life he was keenly interested in social questions and the betterment of the working-classes (18321896).

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

Hughenden * Hugo, Victor-Marie
Hudson Bay
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Hué
Huelva
Huerta, Garcia de la
Huesca
Huet, Pierre Daniel
Hug, Leonhard
Hugh Capet
Hughenden
Hughes, Thomas
Hugo, Victor-Marie
Huguenots
Hull
Hullah, John
Hulsean Lectures
Humanist
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Humboldt, Friedrich Heinrich Alex., Baron von
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