Thomas Babington Macaulay

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 01)


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This is chapter 1 of volume 1 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resume of the h…

The Lays of Ancient Rome


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The Lays of Ancient Rome comprise four narrative poems comprised by Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay: recalling popular episodes from Roman h…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 02)


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This is the second chapter of Thomas Babington Macaulay’s History of England from the Succession of James II.In this chapter we see the rest…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 2, Chapter 06)


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This chapter starts from about 1685. James is on the throne and, as ever, there are disputes between crown and Parliament. We see the Habeus…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 03)


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This is the third chapter in Macaulay’s great History of England from the Accession of James II. In this chapter Macaulay looks at the state…

United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume 1


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This collection comprises recordings of 17 historic speeches given to the UK House of Commons between 1628 and 1956. Readings are of speeche…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 04)


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This chapter is a bit of a mixture. It begins with the death of Charles II and then goes on to James II. Judge Jeffries then makes an appear…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 18)


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This is volume 4 chapter 18 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 1, Chapter 05)


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This chapter of Macaulay’s, History of England is concerned, for a large part, with insurrection against James II and his manoeuverings to s…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 11)


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In chapter 11 William and Mary have been crowned and settle down to the task of ruling England. An endless succession of British noblemen jo…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 14)


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This is volume 3 chapter 14 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resume of the his…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 5, Chapter 25)


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This is volume 5, chapter 25 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) and published after his death. To quote from th…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 21)


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This is volume 4 chapter 21 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 20)


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This is volume 4 chapter 20 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

Frederic the Great


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Macaulay's review essay on Frederick the Great of Prussia is found in vol. iii of his Critical and Historical Essays, and concentrates prima…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 5, Chapter 23)


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This is volume 5 chapter 23 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) and published after his death. To quote from the …

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 2, Chapter 07)


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This chapter begins with a description of William, Prince of Orange – his early life, personality, and political policies. It goes on to des…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 2, Chapter 08)


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In this chapter of Thomas Babington Macaulay’s History of England we see conflict between James II and his subjects. James is Catholic but r…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 5, Chapter 24)


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This is volume 5 chapter 24 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859). Volume 5 was published after his death. .Chapte…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 12)


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Much of this chapter is taken up with the affairs of Ireland during the reign of James II. The Protestants and Catholics are having their us…

Lord Clive


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Robert Clive was, in Macaulay’s view, the real founder of British power in India. Macaulay himself served on the Governor’s Council in India…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 22)


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This is volume 4 chapter 22 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 15)


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This is volume 3 chapter 15 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1959) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 19)


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This is volume 4 chapter 19 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 13)


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This chapter traces the history of the Glorious Revolution in Scotland, including the reaction of the country's religious parties, the insta…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 2, Chapter 10)


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This chapter begins with the flight of James II and then moves on to the downfall of Judge Jeffreys and the arrival of Dutch troops in Londo…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 2, Chapter 09)


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This is chapter 9 of Thomas Babington Macaulay’s History of England from the accession of James II. This chapter covers part of the invasion…

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 16)


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This is volume 3 chapter 16 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

Warren Hastings


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"Warren Hastings" is Chapter IV of Thomas Macaulay's Critical and Historical Essays, vol. III. It first appeared in the Edinburgh …

The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 4, Chapter 17)


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This is volume 4 chapter 17 of a series of books written by the Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) in the 19th century. It starts with a brief resum…

The Last Buccaneer


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Last Buccaneer by Thomas Babbington Macaulay. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for …

Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay


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An review essay of "Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay". The Edinburgh Review, January, 1843. Reprinted in vol. iii of Macaulay'…

Long Poems Collection 001


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Librivox's Long Poems Collection 001: a collection of 5 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.(Summary by Alan Davis-Drake)

Short Poetry Collection 105


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 030


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 030: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 107


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Short Poetry Collection 145


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This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 147


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2015.