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William Mitford (1744–1827)

Mitford, William. An English historian; born in London, Feb. 10, 1744; died at Exbury, Feb. 10, 1827. He was admitted to the bar, but never practiced; was Member of Parliament for over twenty years, and professor of history at the Royal Academy. His most notable work was the ‘History of Greece’ (1784–1818).