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Paul de Rapin de Thoyras (1661–1725)

Rapin de Thoyras, Paul de (rä-pa‘ dė twä-rä’). A French historian; born at Castres, Languedoc, March 25, 1661; died at Wesel, Holland, May 16, 1725. He is remarkable for the production of a ‘History of England’ (1724), to which he devoted seventeen years’ labor; one of the most complete and impartial expositions of English political events ever published. He also wrote: ‘A Dissertation on the Whigs and Tories’ (1717).