John Scott, Lord Eldon, 1751-1838: The Duty of Loyalty

John Scott, Lord Eldon, 1751-1838: The Duty of Loyalty

by Rose Melikan
     
 

This is the first modern biography of an important Lord Chancellor in Georgian political life.See more details below

Overview

This is the first modern biography of an important Lord Chancellor in Georgian political life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521623957
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/22/1999
Series:
Cambridge Studies in English Legal History Series
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)
Lexile:
1690L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. A man of laws; 2. An independent learned gentleman; 3. A government retainer; 4. Formal politics; 5. Engagement; 6. Setbacks; 7. Resolution; 8. Pater familias; 9. Upright intentions; 10. The king's man; 11. The practice of patronage; 12. Cut and thrust; 13. A servant may serve two masters; 14. Reform and revolution; 15. The speaker speaks; 16. Lord endless; 17. Faithful defender; 18. Twilight of the state; Bibliography: I. Manuscripts; II. Legal and parliamentary documents; III. Pamphlets; IV. Newspapers and periodicals; V. Biographies, memoirs, correspondence, diaries; VI. Secondary sources.

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