George Otto Trevelyan


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Noun1.George Otto Trevelyan - English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)
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Wallington's George Otto Trevelyan - who was Liberal MP for Tynemouth and served as a Cabinet minister - married Caroline Philips, the daughter of a wealthy Manchester merchant, in 1869.
Kent's analysis of "major Company novelists" (96), in particular William Delafield Arnold, author of Oakfield; Or Fellowship in the East (1853), and George Otto Trevelyan, who wrote The Competition Wallah (1864), attests to the importance of these works, for they represent "the first major literary representations of official Anglo-Indian life, its potential virtues, and the hazards that interpose between the ideals and the practicalities of imperial service" (96).
That is not to say that they are the first parliamentarians to write books about the past since George Otto Trevelyan (1838-1928) and John Morley (1838-1923) sat on the Liberal benches at the dawn of the last century.