Author best remembered for 'Tom Brown's Schooldays,' published in 1857. Later in his life he founded the community of Rugby in Tennessee, USA, to be a cooperative, class-free society where Britain's younger sons of gentry could build a new community through agriculture, temperance and high Christian principles.

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Thomas Hughes
Short biography and online text of "Tom Brown's Schooldays." From the Free Library site.
Thomas Hughes
Short biography and photo of the novelist, reformist and jurist (1822-1896), from Spartacus Educational Encyclopedia.
Tom Brown's Schooldays
Online text of Thomas Hughes' novel.
Tom Brown's Schooldays - A Look at the Old Game
Descriptions of the game of rugby from the pages of the book about life at Rugby School in the 1830s.
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