Horace Walpole, 4º Conte di Orford (Londra, 24 settembre 1717 – Londra, 2 marzo 1797), è stato uno scrittore inglese, autore de Il castello di Otranto, primo romanzo gotico propriamente detto, e attivo in diversi ambiti e con vari interessi.
Early life. Walpole was born in Houghton, Norfolk, in 1676.One of 19 children, he was the third son and fifth child of Robert Walpole, a member of the local gentry and a Whig politician who represented the borough of Castle Rising in the House of Commons, and his wife Mary Walpole, the daughter and heiress of Sir Geoffrey Burwell of Rougham, Suffolk.
King Edward III Family Tree: Edward III was the son of Edward II and his wife, Isabella of France. His birth took place within Windsor Castle on November 13th, 1312. At only four days old he became the Earl of Chester. Edward Cecil. He was fourteen years old when his father abdicated and was later murdered at Berkeley Castle.
21/04/2022 · The Walpole man who survived a police shooting last December had been reported as suicidal and pointed what appeared to be a handgun at a Walpole police officer, according to
22/04/2022 · WALPOLE — Maintenance work on a bridge connecting Walpole and Rockingham, Vt. is set to resume Monday, the N.H. Department of Transportation announced Thursday.
09/05/2022 · Edward the Elder 899 – 924 In 899 the throne of Wessex fell to Alfred’s eldest son, Edward, although this was disputed by one of Edward’s cousins called Æthelwold. Determined to expel Edward from power, Æthelwold sought the help of the Danes to the east and by 902 his army (along with Viking help) had attacked Mercia and had reached the Wiltshire borders.