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A Character of the Trimmer

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Texte du rabat This book, first published in 1946, provides a biography of the statesman and writer Sir George Savile, 1st Marquis... Lire la suite
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This book, first published in 1946, provides a biography of the statesman and writer Sir George Savile, 1st Marquis of Halifax.



Résumé
Helen Charlotte Foxcroft (1865-1950) was a renowned British historian and literary editor. In this book, which was first published in 1946, Foxcroft provides a concise biography of the statesman and writer Sir George Savile, 1st Marquis of Halifax, also known as 'The Trimmer'.

Contenu
Preface; 1. Birth, ancestry, and childhood; 2. Youth; 3. The Restoration. Savile enters politics. Ascendancy of Clarendon; 4. In the House of Lords. Ascendancy of Buckingham and the 'cabal'. The embassy of 1670; 5. Under Danby's ascendancy; 6. The 'Popish plot'. Fall of Danby. The opposition in office; 7. In retreat: February to September 1680; 8. The exclusion contest of 1680/1; 9. In the government, 16815; 10. In disgrace, 16858; 11. The revolution, 16889; 12. In office, February 1688/9 to February 1689/90; 13. In opposition to the end: summary; Notes and references; Index.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: A Character of the Trimmer
Sous-titre: Being a Short Life of the First Marquis of Halifax
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Code EAN: 9781107455641
ISBN: 1107455642
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
nombre de pages: 366
Poids: 488g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T21mm
Année: 2014