j. h. tooke


(John) Horne [hawrn] , 1736–1812, English politician and philologist.
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John Horne, original name John Horne. 1736--1812, British radical, who founded (1771) the Constitutional Society to press for parliamentary reform: acquitted (1794) of high treason. He also wrote the philological treatise The Diversions of Purley (1786)

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