- E. I. Carlyle
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Thackeray, Francis (1793–1842), author, was the sixth son of William Makepeace Thackeray (1749–1813), of the Bengal civil service, and his wife, Amelia (d. 1810), third daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Richmond Webb. He entered Cambridge in 1810, graduated BA from Pembroke College in 1814 and MA in 1817. He became curate of ...