Thomas Seccombe (1866—1923) was a miscellaneous English writer and, from 1891 to 1901, assistant editor of the Dictionary of National Biography, in which he wrote over 700 entries. He was educated at Felsted and Balliol College, Oxford, taking a first in Modern History in 1889.
- Twelve Bad Men (1894)
- The Age of Johnson (1900)
- The Age of Shakespeare (with John William Allen (1865–1944), 1903)
- Bookman History of English Literature (with W. Robertson Nicoll, 1905-6)
- In Praise of Oxford (1910)
- Scott Centenary Articles (with W. P. Ker, George Gordon, W. H. Hutton, Arthur McDowall, and R. S. Rait, 1932)
- The Dictionary of National Biography (assistant editor)
- "SECCOMBE, Thomas". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 1577.
- Cousin, John W. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. 1910.
- Mullin, Katherine. "Seccombe, Thomas". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/36001. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Cousin, John William (1910). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource
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- Works by Thomas Seccombe at Project Gutenberg
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- Seccombe, Thomas (ed.) (1894). Lives of Twelve Bad Men (2nd ed.). London: T. Fisher Unwin.
- Seccombe, Thomas (1902). The Age of Johnson: (1748-1798) (6th ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.
- A Guide to the Thomas Seccombe correspondence, NC829. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
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