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eBook Harry Peckham's Tour download ISBN: 1845886194
Author: Martin Brayne,Harry Peckham
Publisher: The History Press (December 1, 2008)
Language: English
Pages: 200
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Perceptive and funny, Harry Peckham's Tour is written in a very engaing style and is a delight to read. Fiction Biographies Historical Politicians & Historical Figures Memoirs.

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Harry Peckham (1740 – 10 January 1787) was a King's Counsel, judge and sportsman who toured Europe and wrote a series of letters which are still being published over 200 years later. Peckham was a member of the committee that drew up early laws of cricket including the first inclusion of the leg before wicket (lbw) rule. The diarist James Woodforde makes reference to Peckham playing cricket at Oxford in 1760. and he was still playing in 1771.

Harry Peckham's Tour book. He was also a witty rake, a keen sportsman-he was a member of the committee that drew up the laws of cricket-and a relentless tourist.

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Infobox Person name Harry Peckham. Peckham entered Middle Temple in 1764 and was called on 29 January 1768

Infobox Person name Harry Peckham. Peckham entered Middle Temple in 1764 and was called on 29 January 1768. In the same year he toured through Rotterdam, The Hague, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Paris, Rouen, and Calais. His book records a view of Europe before the political upheavals and is considered to give a Whiggish view of how the Netherlands was a successful outcome of the union of liberty, commerce and Protestantism.

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Harry Peckham (1740 – 10 January 1787) was a King's counsel and sportsman who toured Europe and . Peckham's writings were and are still considered witty and interesting.

Harry Peckham (1740 – 10 January 1787) was a King's counsel and sportsman who toured Europe and wrote a series of letters which are still being published over 200 years later. Peckham's writings were and are still considered witty and interesting The following quotations from Peckham's Tour of Holland. give some idea of his wit and style: Of a picture of St Anthony in the chapel of the Sorbonne, Paris, he wrote

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Harry Peckham was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, before being called to the Bar and becoming, in time, a King's Counsel, a Commissioner for Bankrupts, and Recorder of Chichester. He was also a witty rake, a keen sportsman—he was a member of the committee that drew up the laws of cricket—and a relentless tourist. This is a fascinating collection of letters he wrote in 1769 while traveling through the Netherlands, Belgium, and France that contains insights into the society and culture of the places that he visited, including Rotterdam, The Hague, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Paris, Rouen, and Calais. Perceptive and funny, it is written in a very engaging style and is a delight to read.