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Regency Celebrity: Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth

Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, PC (30 May 1757 – 15 February 1844) was a British statesman, and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1804. Henry Addington was the son of Anthony Addington, Pitt’s physician, and Mary … Continue reading

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Regency Celebrity: 1st Baron William Wyndhan Grenville, Prime Minister

William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville PC, PC (Ire) (25 October 1759 – 12 January 1834) was a British Whig statesman. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1806 to 1807 as head of the Ministry of … Continue reading

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Georgian Celebrity: William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, the First Home Secretary and Later Prime Minister

William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, PC (2 May 1737 – 7 May 1805), known as The Earl of Shelburne between 1761 and 1784, by which title he is generally known to history, was an Irish-born British Whig statesman … Continue reading

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Spencer Perceval, the UK’s Only Assassinated Prime Minister

Spencer Perceval, KC (1 November 1762 – 11 May 1812) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 4 October 1809 until his death on 11 May 1812. He is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated. … Continue reading

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