EARL OF EDWARD HYDE CLARENDON
\ˈɜːl ɒv ˈɛdwəd hˈa͡ɪd klˈaɹɛndən], \ˈɜːl ɒv ˈɛdwəd hˈaɪd klˈaɹɛndən], \ˈɜː_l ɒ_v ˈɛ_d_w_ə_d h_ˈaɪ_d k_l_ˈa_ɹ_ɛ_n_d_ə_n]\
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An English historian and statesman; born at Dinton, Wiltshire, Feb. 18, 1608-9; died in exile at Rouen, France, Dec. 9, 1674. His "History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England" and "History of the Civil War in Ireland" are among the foremost authorities for the events and the political biography of the time; and their force, acuteness, and dignified elevation of style give them a high place as literature. His "Essay on an Active and Contemplative Life" also contains many observations good in matter and style.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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