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1814 – John Lothrop Motley was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts. A historian and novelist, his books include two histories of the Netherlands. He also wrote The Life and Death of John of Barneveld (1874). Throughout his life, he travelled extensively in Europe. Motley was an active Unitarian Layman.