MACFARLANE, Charles. 1799 — London 9.12.1858. British (Scots) Author of Historical Works, Travel Books and Novels.In 1816–27 lived in Italy, then 16 months in Constantinople. Then lived in London as free author, in 1847-48 again in Turkey and Italy.
Publications: Constantinople in 1828. L. 1829, other books on Turkey, on European history, biographies, novels.
– Our Indian Empire. 1844; History of British India. 1852.
Sources: JRAS Proc. 1859, vii; Wikipedia with portrait.