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Charles James Fox

Author: John W Derry
Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Charles James Fox PC (24 January 1749 ? 13 September 1806), styled The Honourable from 1762, was a prominent British Whig statesman whose parliamentary career spanned thirty-eight years of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and who was particularly noted for being the arch-rival of William Pitt the Younger. His father was a leading Whig and Fox rose to prominence in the House of Commons as a forceful and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Derry, John W. (John Wesley).
Charles James Fox.
New York, St. Martin's Press [1972]
(OCoLC)565308575
Named Person: Charles James Fox; Charles James Fox
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Derry
OCLC Number: 329417
Description: 454 pages illustrations 23 cm
Responsibility: [by] John W. Derry.

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"Charles James Fox PC (24 January 1749 ? 13 September 1806), styled The Honourable from 1762, was a prominent British Whig statesman whose parliamentary career spanned thirty-eight years of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and who was particularly noted for being the arch-rival of William Pitt the Younger. His father was a leading Whig and Fox rose to prominence in the House of Commons as a forceful and eloquent speaker with a notorious and colourful private life, though his opinions were rather conservative and conventional. However, with the coming of the American War of Independence and the influence of the Whig Edmund Burke, Fox's opinions evolved into some of the most radical ever to be aired in the Parliament of his era."--Wikipedia.

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