Thomas Nugent

?1700-1772; hon. LLD Aberdeen, 1765; FSA, 1767; wrote on travels and history and trans. a great number of books, mostly from French, including Voltaire, Rousseau, and Monetesquieu. ODNB.


Stanley Ayling, Edmund Burke (1988), Montesquieu translated into English by Thomas Nugent, father of Christopher Nugent, the Irish Catholic doctor at Bath, who treated Burke (‘Restored his life and taught him how to live’), and whose daughter Jane he married in 1757. [12-3] Dr Nugent later moved his practice to London, close to the Burke’s at Wimpole St. [17]. Dr Nugent was also a founding member of the Club meeting weekly at the Turk’s Head, Soho, with Johnson, etc., in 1764 [27]

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