Macaulay’s Critical and Historical Essays No.1 – John Hampden
A link to Lord Macaulay’s review of Lord Nugent’s 1831 biography of John Hampden. Macaulay comments on Hampden’s life and its significance . This is a part of one of Macaulay’s most important works, hosted on the Project Gutenberg website. Some of the information about Hampden is now known to be inaccurate, but this long article (20,500 words) remains a fascinating read.