Thomas Leland

Thomas Leland (1722–1785) was an Irish historian, translator and academic and the author of the early gothic novel ''Longsword, Earl of Salisbury: An Historical Romance'', published in 1762. ''Longsword'' is set in Gascony and in England, during the reign of Henry III of England.

He was born in Dublin and educated at Thomas Sheridan's school and then at Trinity College, where he became Professor of Oratory in 1763. He translated the Orations of Demosthenes in three volumes and wrote a life of Philip of Macedon in 1758. He wrote an influential ''History of Ireland from the Invasion of Henry II'' in 1773. His portrait, by John Dean, is held by the National Portrait Gallery.

Leland was made a fellow of Trinity College Dublin in 1746. He was ordained a Church of Ireland priest in 1748, he served as vicar in Bray, Co. Wicklow, in 1773 he was appointed Vicar of St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street, in Dublin. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1794
printed by William M'Kenzie, NO. 33, College Green

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1775
printed for T. Evans In The Strand, Near York Buildings

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1762
printed for G. Faulkner, in Essex-Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1779
printed for N. Conant (successor to Mr. Whiston), in Fleet Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1775
printed for Jos. Sheppard, in Anne-Street, Stephen's-Green

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1790
printed for Messrs. W. M'Kenzie, P. Wogan, P. Byrne, J. Parker, J. Jones, and B. Dornin

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1777
printed for E. Johnston; and for N. Conant (successor to Mr. Whiston) in Fleet-Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1763
printed for W. Johnston, in Ludgate-Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1777
printed by William Hallhead, (No. 63) Dame-Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1773
printed by R. Marchbank, for R. Moncrieffe in Capel-Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1773
printed by R. Marchbank, for R. Moncrieffe In Capel-Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1758
printed by Thomas Harrison, for W. Johnston, in St. Paul's Church Yard

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1766
printed by George Faulkner

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1762
printed for W. Johnston, in Ludgate-Street

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1779
printed by John Exshaw; for William Hallhead, No. 63, Dame-Sttreet

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1782
Sold by Mr. Longman, Paternoster-Row, London, and Mr. Wilson, No. 6, Dame-Street, Dublin

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by Leland, Thomas
Published 1788
printed by George Bonham, for William M'Kenzie, bookseller; and for Thomas Longman, bookseller, London
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