Society Colours The Phil's members meet every Thursday during term to discuss a paper, debate a motion or hear an address. Traditionally a paper-reading society, meetings sometimes continue the format of responses to a paper rather than debate on a motion. Its rooms are within the Graduates' Memorial Building GMB of Trinity Collegewhich it has shared with the College Historical Society the Hist since the building's construction inwhere it provides facilities for its members such as a games and a conversation room.
Dublin, on 26 March He was only son of John Hartpole Lecky and of his first wife. Mary Anne Tallents; she was married inand died in The Leckys wore of Scottish origin, connected by tradition with Stirlingshire, and had apparently migrated to Ireland early in the seventeenth century.
Lecky's grand-father was of the Carlow branch of the family, and married Maria Hartpole, who, with her sister, was the last representative of the Hartpoles of Shrule Castle, near Carlow. The historian's mother was descended from a family long connected with Newark; her father, W. Tallents, was a solicitor of high reputation in that town.
Lecky thus had English, Scotch, and Irish blood in his veins. Lecky's father had been called to the bar, bat, having private means, did not practise. He lived near Dublin, owned property in Queen's County, and was a magistrate there.
In he married again. His second wife was Isabella Eliza, daughter of Colonel Eardley Wilmot, who acted as a mother to the boy, and throughout her life remained on the best of terms with him.
A son, George Eardley, and a daughter, were the issue of this marriage.
In Lecky's parents spent some months in England, and he went to school with a Dr. Stanley, first at Walmer, then at Lewes. In he returned to his parents in Ireland, and went to a day-school at Kingstown, then to Armagh school, and in the autumn of to Cheltenham. A few weeks after this event his father died; but his stepmother continued to live in Ireland, at Monkstown near Dublin, till she became second wife, on 2 Mayof Thomas Henry Dalzell, eighth earl of Carnwath she died on 16 Oct.
In he left school, and, after a short time with a private tutor, entered Trinity College, Dublin, as a fellow commoner, in February There he was free to study as he pleased, and made good use of his opportunities, if in a somewhat desultory way.
He has himself traced, in an interesting essay, the 'formative influences' he underwent at college. With his friends he discussed history and philosophy, took part in debates in the College Historical Society, and won the gold medal for oratory in In the same year he graduated B.Aug 10, · LECKY, WILLIAM EDWARD HARTPOLE (–), historian and essayist, was born at Newtown Park, co.
Dublin, on 26 March He was only son of John Hartpole Lecky and of his first wife. Mary Anne Tallents; she was married in , and . The fragmentary assertions, paradoxes and contradictions that permeate Hazlitt’s writings were, in other words, part of a broader resistance to divine-right legitimacy that the essayist drew from, and creatively engaged with, .
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Aug 10, · LECKY, WILLIAM EDWARD HARTPOLE (–), historian and essayist, was born at Newtown Park, co. Dublin, on 26 March He was only son of John Hartpole Lecky and of his first wife. Mary Anne Tallents; she was married in , and died in The Leckys wore of Scottish origin, connected by.
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The University Philosophical Society (UPS; Irish: Cumann Fealsúnachta Choláiste na Trionóide), commonly known as The Phil, is a student paper-reading and .