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Tories, Whigs, and Philhellenism

F. Rosen

in Bentham, Byron, and Greece: Constitutionalism, Nationalism, and Early Liberal Political Thought

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200789
eISBN:
9780191674778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200789.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Philhellenism was influenced by the ideological division between Whigs and Tories which strongly influenced the pattern of support generally in Britain for the struggle for Greek independence. This ... More


The Queen and Sir Robert 1726–1730

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As Sarah was facing the effects brought on by old age, she also experienced a severe case of ‘gout’ — seemingly a form of arthritis or rheumatism which was further worsened by scurvy — which left her ... More


Political Alignments: Conclusion

Ian R. Christie

in British ‘non-élite’ MPs 1715–1820

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205579
eISBN:
9780191676673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205579.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

One feature of the developments traced in the preceding chapters remains to be noticed: that is, the eventually fairly even spread across the political spectrum in the House of Commons of the cohorts ... More


‘We are All Planners Now’

Daniel Ritschel

in The Politics of Planning: The Debate on Economic Planning in Britain in the 1930s

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206477
eISBN:
9780191677151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206477.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the challenges to the free market economy at the first onset of the Great Depression in the 1870s. It identifies that the most direct assault to the free market came from the ... More


Protestantism and Conservatism, 1829–1841

John Wolffe

in The Protestant Crusade in Great Britain 1829–1860

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201991
eISBN:
9780191675119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201991.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the relationship between Protestantism and political conservatism in Great Britain during the period from 1829 to 1841. It explains that Protestantism was given a political life ... More


Coalition Government, 1830–1834

Peter Mandler

in Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform: Whigs and Liberals 1830-1852

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217817
eISBN:
9780191678288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217817.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In England, the first government of the Age of Reform was not a Whig, nor even a Whig party government, but a coalition of Whigs, liberals, moderates, and liberal Tories, united only by their ... More


Whig Government, 1835–1841

Peter Mandler

in Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform: Whigs and Liberals 1830-1852

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217817
eISBN:
9780191678288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217817.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In England, the Whig government during the late 1830s was moderate but weak, so that it was beholden to the small knot of middle-class and Irish Radicals in the Commons, and that subservience, too, ... More


‘The Detested Names of Whig and Tory’ 1704–1705

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When Parliament opened on November 9th of that year, the high churchmen were able to introduce a bill that asserted how ‘occasional conformity’ to the Anglican communion would hinder dissenters from ... More


Patriots, Old Whigs, and Nominal Tories

ROBERT HARRIS

in A Patriot Press: National Politics and the London Press in the 1740s

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203780
eISBN:
9780191675973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203780.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the influence of the ideology of patriotism on the political role of the press of the 1740s, showing that conflict between patriotism and the court superseded and blurred ... More


The Issues at Stake

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The election campaign of 1931 has long been regarded as, at best, a rather unfortunate and distasteful affair in British politics. For years, Labourites in particular felt they had been cheated but ... More


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