William Beckford
William Beckford may refer to:
- William Beckford (politician) (1709–1770), English businessman, often called "Alderman Beckford", father of William Thomas
- William Beckford of Somerley (died 1799), Jamaican slave-owner and writer
- William Thomas Beckford (1760–1844), English novelist, art collector, travel writer and politician

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William Thomas Beckford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Thomas Beckford (1 October 1760 – 2 May 1844), usually known as William Beckford, was an English novelist, a profligate and consummately ...
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William Beckford (politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Beckford (19 December 1709 – 21 June 1770) was a well-known political figure in 18th century London, who twice held the office of Lord Mayor of ...
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William Thomas Beckford - Wikiquote
William Thomas Beckford (September 29 1760 – May 2 1844) was an English novelist, travel writer, art-collector and eccentric. His best-known work is the ...
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William Beckford: The Fool of Fonthill - Gay History and Literature
Few men attained greater celebrity during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries than William Beckford (1760—1844), the wealthiest man in England ...
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You certainly must have heard before I can tell you that Col. Orde has married our cousin, Margt. Beckford, the Marchess. of Douglas’s sister.
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William Beckford | biography - British writer | Encyclopedia Britannica
William Beckford, (born Sept. 29, 1760, London, Eng.—died May 2, 1844, Bath, Somerset), eccentric English dilettante, author of the Gothic novel Vathek (1786).
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William Beckford - Encyclopaedia Britannica
William Beckford, (baptized December 19, 1709, Jamaica, British West Indies— died June 21, 1770, London, England), gentleman merchant, member of ...
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The Beckford Arms | History of William Beckford, owner of Fonthill ...
History. William Beckford, owner of the Fonthill Estate and richest man in England , lead a rather chequered life. His father had twice been Lord Mayor of London ...
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William Beckford 1760-1844 | BECKFORD'S TOWER AND MUSEUM
Born to great wealth and endowed with precocious talent, William Beckford (1760 -1844) was a character around whom legends grew, even in his own lifetime.
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William Beckford - Gauci, Perry - Yale University Press
This first-ever biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at eighteenth -century British history from the perspective of the colonies. Even in his own ...
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A captivating hybrid of Gothic, oriental, and satiric fiction, Vathek documents the fall of Vathek, whose obsessive quest for knowledge, pleasure and power leads ...
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Vathek (1786), originally written in French, remains one of the strangest eighteenth-century novels and one of the most difficult to classify. Perverse and ...
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His parents were William Beckford and Maria Hamilton, daughter of the Hon. George Hamilton. He was ..... Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Retrieved 11  ...
The Author in the Novel: Creating Beckford in Vathek
R.B. Gill is Professor of English at Elon University, North Carolina. Among ... See introduction, William Beckford, Vathek (Oxford: World's Classics, 1983), p. viii. 3.
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William Thomas Beckford was an English novelist, art critic, travel writer and politician. He had a seat in parliament from 1784 to 1793, and again from 1806 to 1820. He mostly lived in seclusion. His work is reflective of his great writing skills. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Vathek and Other Stories: A William Beckford Reader (Penguin Classics)
Vathek and Other Stories: A William Beckford Reader (Penguin Classics)
William Beckford, 1995
William Beckford (1760-1844) inherited a large fortune and, at the age of nineteen, went on a tour of Holland, Germany, Belgium, France and Italy. He was a Member of Parliament and a traveller who spent large sums of money collecting rare books, curiosities and paintings for the embellishment of his Gothic Extravaganza, Fonthill Abbey, where he liv...
William Beckford: Composing for Mozart
Timothy Mowl, 2013
William Beckford had two lives: one real and sensational, the other an elegant forgery he invented in retirement after the young Disraeli mischievously sent him a homoerotic epic based loosely on Beckford's own career.
William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C)
William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C)
Perry Gauci, 2013
“The first complete study of the life of one of the most important transatlantic figures of the mid-eighteenth century . . . the book is illuminating in detail and rich in implications. It deserves a wide historical readership.”—David Armitage, Harvard University (David Armitage) “This study is entirely original. The author is a very fine scholar: ...
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In an earlier note on this blog, I had attempted to remember a solitary 'symbolist' writer who had a remarkable castle, or home, and who was eccentric, etc, in the hopes that some echo in the service of contextualization might be had by such, but I chose the wrong artist. It was William Beckford who I had thought to mention.
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Photo by Annette Lloyd Thomas,2003 William Beckford has been described as a profligate art collector and writer. His best known work is Vathek a Gothic novel first published in 1786 in French.
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