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Three English Statesmen

A Course of Lectures on the Political History of England

By Goldwin Smith

1867 - London - Macmillan and Co 

8.5" by 5.5", 112pp.

 


 

DETAILS

A scarce work comprising of detailed lectures surrounding key British political figures throughout history; Francis Leslie Pym, Oliver Cromwell, and William Pitt.

Francis Leslie Pym was a member of the Conservative Party, he served in various positions in the Cabinet in the 1970s and 1980s, including Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary, Northern Ireland Secretary and Leader of the House of Commons.

Cromwell was both a military and political leader, who was part of the joint republican, military and parliamentarian effort, that overthrew the Stuart monarchy as a result of the "English Civil War". Cromwell was subsequently invited by his fellow leaders to assume a head of state role in 1653.

William Pitt was a British Whig statesman best known as the wartime political leader of Britain in the Seven Years War, especially for his single-minded devotion to victory over France, which then made Britain dominant in world affairs.

Lectures focus on these political figures' achievements and influences in British parliamentary success'.

CONDITION

In a cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board. Externally, sound but with fading to the spine and back board. Internally, general firmly bound with front endpaper working loose, bright and generally clean with small ink annotations to page 51. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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