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William Howitt (1792–1879)

Howitt, William. An English historian, essayist, and miscellaneous writer; born in Heanor, Derbyshire, Dec. 18, 1792; died at Rome, March 3, 1879. For his joint work with Mary, see her name. His separate productions include: ‘Popular History of England,’ once really popular; ‘The Student Life of Germany’; ‘Woodburn Grange,’ a novel; and a couple of dozen other bulky volumes, besides countless occasional articles, all in an easy, readable style.