Lord acton



Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron) 1834–1902, English historian.
a former municipal borough in SE England, now part of the London borough of Ealing: center of Puritanism at the time of Cromwell.
a city in NE Massachusetts.
Contemporary Examples

The British historian lord acton reminds us that “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
The Media’s Selective Political Scandal Addiction Ron Christie April 5, 2014

noun (in medieval Europe)
a jacket or jerkin, originally of quilted cotton, worn under a coat of mail
a leather jacket padded with mail
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a district of the London borough of Ealing
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John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron. 1834–1902, English historian: a proponent of Christian liberal ethics and adviser of Gladstone
his grandfather, Sir John Francis Edward. 1736–1811, European naval commander and statesman: admiral of Tuscany (1774–79) and Naples (1779 onwards) and chief minister of Naples (1779–1806)

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