Thomas MacKnight (1829 - 1889):
Newspaper editor and publisher
Thomas MacKnight was born in County Durham and educated at Gainsford and King's College, London. From 1865 he was editor of the Northern Whig, Belfast. He published A Literary and Political Biography of the Right Honorable Benjamin Disraeli, MP, in 1853; The History of the Life and Times of Edmund Burke in three volumes, 1856 to 1860, and Ulster as it is or Thirty Years Experience as an Irish Editor, 1896.
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