Praed, Winthrop Mackworth (18021839)

Praed, Winthrop Mackworth, witty facile versifier and politician, born in London; practised in verse-making from a boy, notably at Eton; bred for the bar, entered Parliament as a Tory in 1830, and rose into office; wrote several verse-tales, some pieces of promise, such as “Arminius” and “My Pretty Josephine,” a grotesque production called “The Red Fisherman,” and exquisite vers de société (18021839).

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

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