Milnes, Richard Monckton

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Richard Monckton Milnes, first Baron Houghton (1809–1885); author and politician.

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Richard Monckton Milnes, first Baron Houghton (1809–1885; Oxford DNB); author and politician. Elected MP for Pontefract (1837), a seat he held until his elevation to the peerage in 1863. Publications included religious writings, volumes of poetry, and a Life and Letters of Keats (1848). Appointed a Vice-President of the Society of Authors.

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Watkins, John. Portrait of Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Baron Houghton. Albumen Print. 1860s. NPG Ax21856 © National Portrait Gallery, London. https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw156942/Richard-Monckton-Milnes-1st-Baron-Houghton.

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“Milnes, Richard Monckton,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed June 16, 2024, https://historysoa.com/people/Milnes-Richard-Monckton.

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