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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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A Prologue to Revolution: The Political Career of George Grenville (1712-1770)

Allen S. Johnson - History - 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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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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Entick v Carrington: 250 Years of the Rule of Law

Adam Tomkins, Paul Scott - Law - 2015 - 272 pages
Entick v Carrington is one of the canons of English public law and in 2015 it is 250 years old. In 1762 the Earl of Halifax, one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State ...
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George III: King and Politicians, 1760-1770

Peter David Garner Thomas - History - 2002 - 262 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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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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