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William H. Prescott

William H. PrescottAKA William Hickling Prescott

Born: 4-May-1796
Birthplace: Salem, MA
Died: 28-Jan-1859
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Conquest of Mexico

Father: William Prescott, Jr. (lawyer)
Mother: Catherine Greene Hickling
Wife: Susan Amory (m. 1820)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1814)

    Risk Factors: Arthritis, Blindness

Author of books:
History of Ferdinand and Isabella (1837, history)
History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic (1843, history, 3 vols.)
History of the Conquest of Peru (1847, history, 2 vols.)
A History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain (1855-58, history, 3 vols.)

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