(E–pub) British Prime Ministers AUTHOR Robert J. Parker


  • Paperback
  • 128
  • British Prime Ministers
  • Robert J. Parker
  • English
  • 11 February 2018
  • 9781848689527

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characters British Prime Ministers ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Robert J. Parker å 6 characters Free download Þ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Robert J. Parker And sizes detailing the lives and accomplishments of the US presidents but he could find nothing of the sort in Britain's bookshops or tourist locations that chronicles the careers of the prime ministers This is somewhat ironic as England is the birthplace of modern representative parliamentary governmentWhat better way to introduce these individuals than through a short accurate and comprehensive review of each prime minister briefly descr. I enjoyed reading this brief overview of British prime ministersI m looking forward to reading a few selected biographies in the 896 page A HISTORY OF BRITISH PRIME MINISTERS WALPOLE TO CAMERON that I have ordered

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British Prime Ministers

characters British Prime Ministers ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Robert J. Parker å 6 characters Free download Þ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Robert J. Parker Ibing their background and influence their role in British history and in major world events On closer inspection the PMs are revealed to be colorful figures than might be imagined whose uniue personalities and individual deeds shaped important historical events British Prime Ministers will offer a handy and accessible guide to all the UK's heads of government thereby lifting the veil of obscurity from an all too neglected cast of character. A collection of short biographies of British Prime Ministers from 1721 to 2011I found this book very interesting I d heard of most of the PMs but didn t know much about them One things that was a bit annoying was that the font text in the copy I read was tiny

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characters British Prime Ministers ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Robert J. Parker å 6 characters Free download Þ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB å Robert J. Parker On freuent trips to the UK US citizen Robert Parker was puzzled by the lack of readily available information about the British prime ministers especially as a group There are thick biographies of Churchill Disraeli and Pitt but who were the others There are plenty of short booklets and pamphlets for all of the monarchs but little or nothing on most of the fifty three PMsAs an American Robert was brought up on countless books of all lengths. Here is a teeny 126 page book which gives a grudging two rarely three pages to each of the 53 British prime ministers before Theresa May who to everyone s great surprise including hers I would bet became number 54 on 11 July 2016Each of these great leaders gets a picture and a uote some of the uotes are uite good In youth the absence of pleasure is pain in old age the absence of pain is pleasure Henry Addington I can hardly keep from wondering at my own folly in thinking it worthwhile to leave my books and garden even for one day s attendance in the House of Commons William Grenville Nothing matters very much and very few things matter at all Arthur BalfourThis book informs us that there was one prime minister who was born outside the United Kingdom Andrew Bonar Law in New Brunswick Canada and one who was assassinated Spencer Perceval in 1812But mainly what this book tells us is that most of the first 40 prime ministers were a wretched bunch of aristocrats who have rightfully been forgotten by history So to save you some time here s a composite portrait of these deadbeats in the style of our author Robert J ParkerWilliam Ffanshawe Michael Michael Bootle St John Accrington came from a well connected family his father George Ffanshawe Michael Michael Bootle St John Accrington 7th Baron Gripspleen had served as Prime Minister under George III and his brother Lord Bright Sparkling Diamond was foreign secretary under Lord North His mother Lady Elizabeth Wyndham Tight was the third Baroness Feltch of GodmanchesterEducated at Eton and Oxford Accrington entered parliament at the age of 17 and was uickly promoted to Paymaster General then Speaker of the House and by the age of 59 Home Secretary He was then ennobled by Pitt the Younger as Baron Piccalilli for services to the royal bedrooms At some point he married Elizabeth Anteater Barpmanley daughter of the Earl of Most of London It was a happy union which produced 14 children all boys and girls Sadly most of them diedFollowing the collapse of the 23rd Whig coalition over the scandal of the Corn Laws and ensuing riots in which several hundred persons were slightly injured he was appointed Prime Minister His 243 days in office were undistinguished by any act worthy of record He was uoted by Hansard in one debate as saying If you cannot do anything then that is what you must do After his enforced resignation due to the collapse of the 24th Whig coalition over the matter of the Corn Laws he retired to his large manor Dropsy Lodge near Buttermere Oxford where he took up the study of earthworms He died there in 1822 and is interred in the nave of St Shirley the Hideous at Lower Grudge near Buttermere This church is open to the public most days


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