Macaulay, Thomas Babington, First Baron Macaulay of Rothley (M)

b. 25 October 1800. d. 28 December 1859. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, historian, essayist, Whig politician. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Lincoln’s Inn. Contributed to the *Edinburgh Review*. MP for Calne, Wiltshire (1830-1832), Leeds (1834), and Edinburgh (1839-1848, 1852-1856). Accepted a government position in India (1834-1838). Travelled in Italy and France (1838-1839), Ireland (1849), and Scotland (1850). Author of *History of England* (4 vols. 1848-1855). Made Baron of Rothley in 1857. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The War of the League 1839-07-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3734
The Cavaliers’ March to London 1860-08-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6733
The Last Buccaneer 1893-12 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14932