MOTLEY, John Lothrop

   American diplomat and historian. Motley won fame with his voluminous studies on the his tory of the Dutch Republic, based on extensive archival research: The Rise of the Dutch Republic(1856), History of the United Nether lands (1860–1867), and Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advo cate of Holland(1874). In 1872, he received an honorary doctoral de gree from Leiden University. See also HISTORIOGRAPHY.

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  • Motley, John Lothrop — ▪ American diplomat and writer born April 15, 1814, Boston, Mass., U.S. died May 29, 1877, Dorchester, Dorset, Eng.  American diplomat and historian best remembered for The Rise of the Dutch Republic, a remarkable work of amateur scholarship that …   Universalium

  • MOTLEY, JOHN LOTHROP —    historian and diplomatist, born in Massachusetts; commenced his literary career as a novelist, but soon turned all his thoughts to the study of history; spent years in the study of Dutch history; wrote the History of the Dutch Republic, which… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Motley, John Lothrop — (1814 1877)    Historian, b. at Dorchester, a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, was ed. at Harvard, where O.W. Holmes (q.v.), afterwards his biographer, was a fellow student. After graduating he went to Europe, studied at Göttingen and Berlin, and …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • John Lothrop — Motley John Lothrop Motley (15 de abril de 1814 29 de mayo de 1877) fue un historiador estadounidense. Educado en la Boston Latin School, se graduó en la Universidad de Harvard en 1831. Después estudió en la Universidad de Göttingen, donde… …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Lothrop Motley — (April 15, 1814 May 29, 1877) was an American historian.BiographyThe son of Thomas Motley, he was born at Dorchester (now a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts), attended the Round Hill School, Boston Latin School, and graduated from Harvard in …   Wikipedia

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