Praed, Winthrop Mackworth (1802-39), was born in London, and educ'ated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. At school he was celebrated for his contributions to The Etonian, and at the university was 3rd classic and Chancellor's medallist for English verse. He was called to the bar in 1829, and next year entered Parliament as a Tory. In 1834-35 he was secretary to the Board of Control. He died of,-consumption. His Poems, which are in a very light vein, were edited in 1864 by Rev. Derwent Coleridge.