Walpole,Horace


Walpole,Horace
Wal·pole (wôlʹpōl', wŏlʹ-), Horace or Horatio.Fourth Earl of Orford. 1717-1797.
British writer and historian whose correspondence and memoirs provide valuable information about his era. He wrote The Castle of Otranto (1764), considered the first Gothic novel in English.

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