Thomas Arnold

Thomas Arnold (1795 - 1842)

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Thomas Arnold
Born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Fledborough, Nottinghamshire, Englandmap
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Died in Rugby, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
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Profile last modified | Created 17 Jul 2014 | Last significant change: 4 Jan 2019
04:36: Linda (Groom) Prole added Mary Arnold (1828-) as child for Thomas Arnold (1795-1842). [Thank Linda for this]
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Biography

Thomas Arnold was an English educator and historian. Arnold was an early supporter of the Broad Church Anglican movement. He was the headmaster of Rugby School from 1828 to 1841, where he introduced a number of reforms[1].

  • father of noted poet Matthew Arnold
  • m. Mary Penrose - 9 children[2]
    • Jane Martha, Matthew, Tom, Mary, Edward Penrose, William Delafield, Susanna Elizabeth, Frances Bunsen Trevenen Whatley, Walter Thomas
  • was a friend of Wordsworth and Southey[2]
  • had a brother, Rev. Matthew Arnold, for whom his poet son was named
  • wrote poetry, translated Thucydides, wrote a history of Rome

Sources

  1. Wikipedia entry for Thomas Arnold
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bryant, Mark. "Matthew Arnold." A True Compendium of Curious Facts, Bizarre Habits and Fascinating Anecdotes about the PRIVATE LIVES of the Famous and Infamous in History. UK: Cassell & Co., 2001. 13-15. Print.


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