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by David Yaxley

  • Author: David Yaxley
  • ISBN: 0948400293
  • ISBN13: 978-0948400292
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Larks Press; First Edition edition (May 1995)
  • Pages: 24
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Robert Walpole: First 'Prime Minister' (Larks Pocket Biographies) ePub download

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, KG, PC (26 August 1676 – 18 March 1745), known between 1725 and 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole, was a British politician who is generally regarded as the de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, KG, PC (26 August 1676 – 18 March 1745), known between 1725 and 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole, was a British politician who is generally regarded as the de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain. Although the exact dates of Walpole's dominance, dubbed the "Robinocracy", are a matter of scholarly debate, the period 1721–1742 is often used.

Sir Robert Wapole was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1721 to 1742 Read this biography to learn in details about the life and works of this longest serving Britain’s prime minister. Birthday: August 26, 1676.

Sir Robert Wapole was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1721 to 1742. Read this biography to learn in details about the life and works of this longest serving Britain’s prime minister. Nationality: British. Famous: Prime Ministers Political Leaders. Died At Age: 68. Sun Sign: Virgo. Also Known As: Sir Robert Walpole. Born in: Houghton, Norfolk. Famous as: First Prime Minister of Great Britain. political ideology: Political party - Whig.

Oct 30, 12 Pocket Biographies. A highly-collectable miniature biography of England’s first Prime Minister and builder of Houghton Hall. ISBN 0 948400 29 3. £. 0 plus 60p postage.

Larks Pocket Biographies Series. 11 primary works, 11 total works. Shelve Robert Walpole.

Walpole was the third son of Colonel Robert Walpole by his wife . He became first lord of the Treasury and chancellor of the Exchequer on October 11, 1715. He was made a member in 1705 of Prince George of Denmark’s Council, which controlled the affairs of the navy during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14).

Britain’s first Prime Minister. Sir Robert Walpole: A Political Biography, 1676-1745, by Alexander Charles Ewald. Walpole and the Whig Supremacy, by H. T. Dickinson. Established the foundations of the British parliamentary system. Kept his party – the Whigs – in power for 50 years. Although usually regarded as Britain’s first Prime Minister in the modern sense, in fact, Walpole governed more by personal influence with the King than by using the House of Commons. He did, however, reduce the Tories to insignificance and ensure Whig dominance for half a century.

Walpole's son, Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister of Great Britain. Englefield, Dermont J. Facts about the British prime ministers: a compilation of biographical and historical information. Robert Walpole was born in 1650 to Susan Walpole (née Crane) and Edward Walpole. His father ardently supported Charles II for restoration and would become a Knight of the Bath later in his life. Robert was born in Norfolk on the estate that the Walpole family had lived on for over four hundred years. Walpole owned Houghton Hall in Norfolk. Ewald, Alexander Charles. Sir Robert Walpole: a political biography, 1676-1745. Chapman & Hall, 1878.

Brief History However, when the Whigs regained power, Walpole quickly rose to the positions of First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Regarded as the first British prime minister and if fact was the first PM to reside in 10 Downing Street. The third son of a family of seventeen, he was educated at Eton and Cambridge, and inherited a country estate aged 24 which gave him the wealth necessary to enter politics at the time. In 1701 he became the Whig member of Parliament for Castle Rising, Norfolk. However, when the Whigs regained power, Walpole quickly rose to the positions of First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer. Walpole resigned amid party infighting in 1717, splitting the Whigs in Parliament, but in 1720 returned to the government as Paymaster General.

This first-ever biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at eighteenth-century British history from the .

This first-ever biography of William Beckford provides a unique look at eighteenth-century British history from the perspective of the colonies. Even in his own time.