Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  Robert Vaughan (1795–1868)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Robert Vaughan (1795–1868)

Vaughan, Robert. An English clergyman, editor, and historian; born in 1795; died at Torquay, June 1868. He was a professor of history in London University; president of the Lancashire Independent College, Manchester, 1842–57; and originator and for twenty years editor of the British Quarterly Review. He published several important historical works, among which are: ‘Life of John de Wycliffe’ (2 vols., 1828); ‘The Protectorate of Cromwell’ (1838); ‘History of England under the House of Stuart’ (2 vols., 1840); ‘The Age of Great Cities’ (1842); ‘Revolutions in English History’ (1859–60).