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Mr. Secretary Peel; the life of Sir Robert Peel to 1830.

Author: Norman Gash
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet (5 February 1788 ? 2 July 1850) was a British Conservative statesman, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and also from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. While Home Secretary, Peel helped create the modern concept of the police force, leading to officers being known as "Bobbies" (in England) and "Peelers" (in Northern Ireland). As  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gash, Norman.
Mr. Secretary Peel.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1961
(OCoLC)565153802
Named Person: Robert Peel; Robert Peel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Gash
OCLC Number: 400251
Description: xiv, 693 pages portraits 23 cm

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"Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet (5 February 1788 ? 2 July 1850) was a British Conservative statesman, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 10 December 1834 to 8 April 1835, and also from 30 August 1841 to 29 June 1846. While Home Secretary, Peel helped create the modern concept of the police force, leading to officers being known as "Bobbies" (in England) and "Peelers" (in Northern Ireland). As Prime Minister Peel issued the Tamworth Manifesto (1834) during his brief first period in office, leading to the formation of the Conservative Party out of the shattered Tory Party; in his second administration he repealed the Corn Laws."--Wikipedia.

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