Definition of Earl of Edward Hyde Clarendon
What does the word Earl of Edward Hyde Clarendon mean?
part of speech: noun
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.