Charles Talbot, Duke of Shrewsbury

Charles Talbot, Duke of Shrewsbury

by T. C. Nicholson, A. S. Turberville


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Originally published in 1930, this book presents a comprehensive biography of the renowned British statesman Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury (1660-1718). The text incorporates detailed information on the key events in Talbot's life and his role in a number of important historical incidents. Illustrative figures, a bibliography and detailed notes are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the life of Talbot and British history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107475311
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2015
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Prefatory note; 1. Ancestry and early life; 2. The revolution; 3. In opposition; 4. Second secretaryship of state; 5. The Fenwick case; 6. The aftermath of the Fenwick case; 7. Travels abroad, 1700-5; 8. Alliance with the Tories; 9. The Paris embassy, and the Irish Lord-Lieutenancy; 10. The Hanoverian succession; 11. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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