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DILLON, John Talbot Sir

Forenames: John Talbot

Last name: DILLON

Titles and Honours: Sir

Date of Election: 1784-04-21

Honorary Member? Yes


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


"Travels through Spain... in a series of letters, including the most interesting objects contained in memoirs of Don G. Bowles and other Spanish writers" (1780)

"Letters from an English traveller in Spain in 1778... with illustrations of the romance of Don Quixote" (1781)

"A political survey of the sacred Roman Empire" (1782)

"Sketches on the art of painting, translated from the Spanish by J.T. Dillon" (1782)

"History of the reign of Pedro the Cruel, King of Castile and Leon" (1788)

"Historical and critical memoirs of the general revolution in France in the year 1789... produced from authentic papers communicated by M. Hugou de Bassville" (1790)

"Foreign agriculture, being the result of practical husbandry, by the Chevalier de Monroy; selected from communications in the French language, with additional notes by J.T. Dillon" (1796)

"Alphonso and Eleonora, or the triumphs of valour and virtue" (1800)

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Knight & Baron of the Holy Roman Empire
Traveller, critic & historical writer
1801 created baronet of UK
Died in August 1805.

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