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Frederic Harrison

Who was he?

Wikipedia: Frederic Harrison (18 October 1831–14 January 1923) was a British jurist and historian. He was a writer and thinker of very considerable stature. Of his separate publications, the most important are his lives of Cromwell (1888), William the Silent, (1897), Ruskin (1902), and Chatham (1905); his Meaning of History (1862; enlarged 1894) and Byzantine History in the Early Middle Ages (1900).

Why was he in Bath?

After a long life devoted to public service and writing, Harrison came to live at 10, Royal Crescent in 1912 when he was 83 years old. On his ninetieth birthday he was presented with the Freedom of the city of Bath.
Location of plaque at  10, Royal Crescent

Frederic Harrison plaque

The text reads

"Here lived Frederick Harrison b. 1831 d. 1923"

Location map of 10, Royal Crescent:Frederic Harrison location map



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