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Lyt·ton(lĭt′n), First Baron
See Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton.
Lytton, First Earl of Title of Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton. 1831-1891.
British politician and poet (under the pen name Owen Meredith) who served as viceroy of India (1876-1880) and ambassador to Paris (1887-1891). His daughter Lady Constance Lytton (1869-1923) was a militant suffragist who also worked for prison reform.
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(Biography) 1st Baron, title of Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton. 1803–73, British novelist, dramatist, and statesman, noted particularly for his historical romances
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1. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-, 1st Baron Lytton, 1803–73, English novelist, playwright, and politician.
2. his son, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl Lytton ( “Owen Meredith” ), 1831–91, English statesman and poet.
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