Memorial to William Edward Hartpole Lecky, M.P.

William Edward Hartpole Lecky, M.P.

Sir William Goscombe John, 1860-1952

Unveiled 1906

Bronze, on a carved stone plinth

The near end of Library Square, Trinity College, Dublin

The Dublin-born Lecky, an alumnus of Trinity College, was important as an historian, intellectual historian and political thinker. In 1895, he was elected to represent Trinity College in Parliament. He achieved many honours, and was (like Joseph Lister and G. F. Watts) one of the original recipients of the Order of Merit in 1902.

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  • Photograph, caption, and commentary by Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009.

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