George Macaulay Trevelyan (1876-1962) was a British historian who eschewed objectivity in favor of passionate engagement in his works, which reflected his personal commitment to Whig and Liberal principles (his great-uncle was the staunch Whig, Thomas Babington Macaulay). Among his best-known books are Garibaldi and the Making of Italy (1911), British History in the Nineteenth Century (1922), and An Autobiography and Other Essays (1949).
England in the Age of Wycliffe (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)by G. M. Trevelyan
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This 1899 study, which was Trevelyan's doctoral dissertation, is less a biography of the English cleric who led the 14th century Lollard movement than a general picture of English society, politics, and religion at the time, focusing on Wycliffe as a central figure. Specifically, Trevelyan describes a poor class of people, a corrupt church, a powerless king, among other issues.
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