Five Ways Horace Walpole Influences Us Today

It is 300 years since the birth of Horace Walpole. In his own time, Walpole was a prominent figure in eighteenth-century literature, architecture and politics, and although today he may be less well-known his influence lives on. Ahead of our public lecture series celebrating Walpole, here are five facts that bring Walpole surprisingly close to... Continue Reading →


Five Thought-Provoking Quotes by Horace Walpole

Horace Walpole (1717-1797) was a man of remarkably diverse talents: novelist, art historian, designer and politician. He was also a prolific letter writer, and many of his famous phrases from his correspondence live on in the mind, and still have relevance for our world today. Ahead of our public lecture series celebrating his legacy, here... Continue Reading →

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