Selwyn, George (17191791)

Selwyn, George, a noted wit in the social and literary life of London in Horace Walpole's time, born, of good parentage, in Gloucestershire; was expelled from Oxford in 1743 for blasphemy; four years later entered Parliament, and supported the Court party, and received various government favours; his vivacious wit won him ready entrance into the best London and Parisian society; is the chief figure in Jesse's entertaining “George Selwyn and his Contemporaries” (17191791).

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

Selkirkshire * Selwyn, George Augustus
Seine-Inférieure
Selborne, Roundell Palmer, Earl of
Selby
Selden, John
Selene
Self-denying Ordinance
Selim I.
Seljuks
Selkirk
Selkirkshire
Selwyn, George
Selwyn, George Augustus
Semaphore
Semele
Seminoles
Semipalatinsk
Semi-Pelagianism
Semiramis
Semiramis of the North
Semiretchinsk
Semitic Races