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Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (1751–1831)

Wraxall, Sir Nathaniel William. An English statesman and historian; born at Bristol, April 8, 1751; died at Dover, Nov. 7, 1831. Going to India in the service of the East India Company in 1769, he remained there till 1772; then spent several years traveling; was Member of Parliament in 1780. He wrote: ‘Kings of France of the House of Valois’ (1777); ‘History of France’ (1795); ‘Memoirs of “the Courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna’ (1799); ‘Historical Memoirs of my Own Time’ (new ed. 5 vols., 1884); etc.