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  • Prescott, History of the Reign of Philip II.
  • WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT (1796-1859), American historian, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on the 4th of May 1796.
  • His grandfather was Colonel William Prescott (1726-1795), who commanded at the battle of Bunker Hill; and his father was a well-known lawyer.
  • From the position of an obscure reviewer Prescott suddenly found himself elevated to the first rank of contemporary historians.
  • As an historian Prescott stands in the direct line of literary descent from Robertson, whose influence is clearly discernible both in his method and style.
 

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