See also:English historian, was the son of
See also:master in
See also:chancery, author of The
See also:Slavery of the West India Colonies and other
See also:works, and was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 3rd of
See also:January 1789 . He was educated at Trinity
See also:Hall, Cambridge, graduating B.A. in 1812, after which he studied for the
See also:bar and was called at Lincoln's
See also:Inn . He obtained an extensive practice as a chancery
See also:barrister, being ultimately counsel to the colonial department and counsel to the
See also:board of
See also:trade . In 1834 he became assistant under-secretary for the colonies, and shortly afterwards permanent under-secretary . On his retirement in 1847 he was made a knight
See also:commander of the Bath . In 1849 he was appointed regius
See also:professor of
See also:history in the university of
See also:bridge, having already distinguished himself by his brilliant studies in ecclesiastical biography contributed to the
See also:Edinburgh Review, which were published that
See also:year under the title Essays in Ecclesiastical Biography and Other Subjects; a 4th edition, with a
See also:short memoir, appeared in 1860 . He was also the author of Lectures on the History of France ( 2 vols., 1851; 3rd ed., 1857), and Desultory and Systematic
See also:Reading, a lecture (1853) . He died at Coblentz on the 15th of
See also:September 1859 .
BART SIR JAMES FITZJAMES STEPHEN
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