Brooks, Charles William Shirley (18161874)

Brooks, Charles William Shirley, novelist and journalist, born in London; was on the staff of the Morning Chronicle; sent to Russia to inquire into and report on the condition of the peasantry and labouring classes there, as well as in Syria and Egypt; his report published in his “Russians of the South”; formed a connection with Punch in 1851, writing the “Essence of Parliament,” and succeeded Mark Lemon as editor in 1870; he was the author of several works (18161874).

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

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