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Autobiography and letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid

Layard, Austen Henry Sir.

Autobiography and letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid

by Layard, Austen Henry Sir.

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited bythe Hon. William N. Bruce.
ContributionsBruce, William N.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13888055M

Sir A. Henry Layard: Autobiography and Letters from His Childhood until His Appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid, vol. 1, by Austen Henry Layard; Sir A. Henry Layard: Autobiography and Letters from His Childhood until His Appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid. Autobiography and letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid () Autobiography and letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid () Layard Papers digitized at the British Library; Padron:Hansard-contribsMonarko: Reyna Victoria.

Autobiography and letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid. Edited by the Hon. William N. Bruce, with a chapter on his parliamentary career by the Rt. Hon. Sir Arthur Otway. LAYARD, A. Henry.   William Alexander won the National Book Award for his debut novel, Goblin Secrets, and won the Earphones Award for his narration of the other novels include A Festival of Ghosts, A Properly Unhaunted Place, Ghoulish Song, Nomad, and m studied theater and folklore at Oberlin College, English at the University of Vermont, and creative writing at the /5(11). Family. Layard was born in Paris, France, to a family of Huguenot descent. His father, Henry Peter John Layard, of the Ceylon Civil Service, was the son of Charles Peter Layard, Dean of Bristol, and grandson of Daniel Peter Layard the physician. His mother, Marianne, daughter of Nathaniel Austen, banker, of Ramsgate, was of partial Spanish descent. His uncle was Benjamin Austen, a London Nationality: British.

Quotes []. Who would have believed it probable or possible, before these discoveries were made, that beneath the heap of earth and rubbish which marked the site of Nineveh, there would be found the history of the wars between Hezekiah and Sennacherib, written at the very time when they took place by Sennacherib himself, and confirming even in minute details the Biblical record?   In many ways, The Ambassadors reflects this conflict. In it, the French ambassador to England, Jean de Dinteville, is shown puffed up in silk, velvet, and lynx fur on the left; he’d commissioned the unusually large and elaborate portrait to hang in his chateau at undoubtedly thankless part of Dinteville’s job was to report back to Catholic France about the goings-on of the. Fortunately for us, Layard was a prolific writer and we know a good deal about his life and career. Literally thousands of his letters along with extensive diaries and notebooks can be found in the Library of the British Museum. Autobiography and Letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid: Lloyd, Seton ().


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