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John Wilkes: A Friend to Liberty

Peter D. G. Thomas - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 280 pages
John Wilkes (1725-1797), the founder of British radicalism, had the reputation of being a rascal. Neglected by historians, this is the first researched biography since 1917 to ...
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George III: King and politicians 1760-1770

Peter D. G. Thomas - History - 2013 - 272 pages
The eighteenth-century was long deemed 'the classical age of the constitution' in Britain, with cabinet government based on a two-party system of Whigs and Tories in Parliament ...
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A Prologue to Revolution: The Political Career of George Grenville (1712-1770)

Allen S. Johnson - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 353 pages
George Grenville was King George III's First Minister from 1763 to 1765. The central issue of Grenville's administration was to deal with the aftermath of the Seven Year's War ...
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Nobody's Perfect: A New Whig Interpretation of History

Annabel M. Patterson - History - 2002 - 288 pages
Is history driven more by principle or interest? Are ideas of historical progress obsolete? Is it unforgivable to change one's mind or political allegiance? Did the 18th ...
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Lord Mansfield: Justice in the Age of Reason

Norman S. Poser - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 432 pages
In the first modern biography of Lord Mansfield (1705-1793), Norman Poser details the turbulent political life of eighteenth-century Britain's most powerful judge, serving as ...
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Thomas Bradshaw (1733-1774): A Georgian Politician in the Time of the ...

Richard Lee Bradshaw - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 161 pages
Richard Lee Bradshaw’s well-received first book, God’s Battleaxe, the Life of Lord President Bradshawe, told the little-known story of a 17th century Englishman who rebelled ...
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Eighteenth-Century British Premiers: Walpole to the Younger Pitt

D. Leonard - Political Science - 2010 - 165 pages
Following his earlier surveys of 19th and 20th Century British Prime Ministers, Dick Leonard turns his attention to their 18th Century predecessors, including such major ...
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William Pitt the Younger: A Biography

William Hague - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 688 pages
The award-winning biography of William Pitt the Younger by William Hague, the youngest leader of the Tory Party since Pitt himself.
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Wilberforce

John Pollock - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 384 pages
"Vivid and painstakingly researched biography." —Daily Telegraph "Wilberforce modeled a combination of Christian principle and tactical genius as relevant in the twenty-first ...
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