Spencer Perceval: The Evangelical Prime Minister, 1762-1812

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Manchester University Press, 1963 - Great Britain - 506 pages
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"Spencer Perceval, KC (1 November 1762 ? 11 May 1812) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 4 October 1809 until his death on 11 May 1812. He is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated. He is also the only Solicitor General or Attorney General to have been Prime Minister."--Wikipedia.
 

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Contents

little p
1
an odious evangelical
15
member for northampton
28
war and the constitution
35
counsel for the defence
47
p1ttn friends in search of a leader
58
the delicate investigation
77
portland and no popery
91
If PRIME MINISTER
254
INQUIRIES AND RIOTS
278
THE TREASURY
305
THE DOLLAR PROBLEM
323
THE PERCEVAL BUDGETS AND THE BULLION REPORT
353
THE REGENCY CRISIS
391
PERCEVAL AND THE PRINCE REGENT
413
THE BREACH WITH WELLESLEY
435

parliament and public opinion
109
the sessions of 1807 and 1808
138
total war
160
REFORM
188
THE COLLAPSE OF THE PORTLAND MINISTRY
214
THE DUEL
228
ASSASSINATION
455
LIST OF MINISTERS 180712
471
BIBLIOGRAPHY
474
INDEX
485
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