Hughes, Thomas. English writer. Born in 1823. Educated under Arnold at Rugby, and at Oriel. Was called to the bar in 1848, and sat in parliament as a liberal for Lambeth (1865-68) and Frome (1868-74). He became Queen's counsel in 1869, and county court judge in 1882. His chief works are "Tom Brown's School Days," "Tom Brown at Oxford," and "A Memoir of Daniel Macmillan." Died 1896.