Henry Hallam

(1777—1859) historian

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historian, and the father of Arthur Hallam. His first published work was A View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages (1818). His Constitutional History of England (1827) became a work of great and prolonged influence; it was continued by Sir T. E. May. His last great work was An Introduction to the Literature of Europe during the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries (1837–9).

Subjects: Literature.

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