Thomas Creevey

(1768—1838) politician

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was Whig MP successively for Thetford and Appleby. The Creevey Papers (ed. Sir H. Maxwell), published 1903, are interesting for the light they throw on the characters of prominent persons and on the society of the later Georgian era. He was in Brussels for some years from 1814 and left a classic first‐hand account of the city at the time of Waterloo.

Subjects: Literature.

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