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Hanoverian politicks

Gentleman at the court of Hanover.

Hanoverian politicks

in a letter from a gentleman at the court of Hanover, to his friend in England, concerning the present posture of affairs on the Continent.

by Gentleman at the court of Hanover.

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Published by printed for M. Cooper in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 413, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],28p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16990596M

‘In his bonnet the champion sports a cockade not of Jacobite white or Hanoverian black.’ ‘With these words Samuel Johnson summarized a view of the law which would have been readily understandable to many Hanoverian Englishmen and women.’ ‘The book offers an excellent and fundamentally sympathetic introduction to Hanoverian Anglicanism.’.


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The Hanoverian succession of brought about a year union between Britain and the German electorate of Hanover, ushering in a distinct new period in British history. Under the four Georges and William IV Britain became arguably the most powerful nation in Author: Andreas Gestrich.

Series on grand themes like dynasties can degenerateinto coffee table books permeated withnostalgic grandeur, but this one is solid history.

The volume would be suitablefor senior undergraduates and for others needing a brief introduction, or evena refresher, of British high politics in Cited by: 3. Three hundred years after the succession of the first Hanoverian king, this volume provides an intriguing perspective of a dynasty, challenging assumptions of the Hanoverians as petty-minded monarchs presiding over an inconsequential court.

Looking afresh at the Georgian monarchs and their role, influence and legacy within Britain, Hanover and beyond, the chapters shine new light on. Very disappointed with this book. Unfortunately, I could not find anything better on the Hanoverian monarchs (all in one book).

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Two descendants of James II, the deposed Stuart King, threatened to take the throne in andand were supported by. The House of Hanover (German: Haus Hannover), whose members are known as Hanoverians is a German royal house that ruled Hanover, Great Britain, and Ireland at various times during the 17th to 20th house originated in as a cadet branch of the House of Brunswick-Lüneburg, growing in prestige until Hanover became an Electorate in This is a reinterpretation of the Georgian political order.

Samuel Johnson's life (–84) spans most of the 18th century. His contacts in the literary and cultural, scholarly, and political worlds were Hanoverian politicks book, including Gibbon, Goldsmith, Fox, Burke, Reynolds, Adam Smith, and many others. This book uses Johnson's career as a point of entry into Hanoverian England.

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Johnson had no doubt about the nature of Hanoverian politics. Members of Parliament had so many relatives and friends in the House of Commons that the opening day of a new session was not unlike a family gathering or a school reunion. Lewis Namier, in the late s, expressed this view of Hanoverian England in his own laconic way that men no more dreamt of a seat in the House in order to.

The first Hanoverian King of England was only 52nd in line to the throne, but, thanks to the Act of Settlement, George was the nearest Protestant eligible to take the crown. Born in Germany, George was not a fluent speaker of English and chose to speak in his native language, which made him deeply unpopular with his subjects.

The Hanoverian succession of brought about a year union between Britain and the German electorate of Hanover, ushering in a distinct new period in British history. Under the four Georges and William IV Britain became arguably the most powerful nation in the world with a growing colonial Empire, a muscular economy and an effervescent.

For more than years (–) Great Britain was linked to the German Electorate, later Kingdom, of Hanover through Personal Union. This made Britain a continental European state in many respects, and diluted her sense of insular apartness. The geopolitical focus of Britain was now as much on Germany, on the Elbe and the Weser as it was on the Channel or overseas.

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Hanoverian politicks: in a letter from a gentleman at the court of Hanover, to his friend in England, concerning the present posture of affairs on the Continent. Author: Gentleman at the court of Hanover. As a discussion of Hanoverian politics the volume reveals little, but as a refer-ence book of biographical detail it will have its use.

The public career of John Carteret is sympathetically presented in Basil Wil-liams' Carteret and Newcastle: a contrast in contemporaries (Cambridge, ), a work painstakingly constructed from the.

About The Book. The late Hanoverian period was exceptionally rich in culture, thought, and political activity. There were poets, in the shape of William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, and William Blake; military heroes, like Lord Nelson and the Duke of Wellington; statesmen such as William Pitt and Charles James Fox; and.

The last decade has seen an upsurge in interest in the relations between Britain and Hanover, the north German state linked with Britain in the eighteenth and e. The historiography of the Anglo-Hanoverian Personal Union has experienced a remarkable sea change in recent years.

Long considered at best a quirk of eighteenth-century dynastic politics and at worst a nuisance that committed Britain to the defence of Hanover when her true interests lay overseas, the Hanoverian succession to the English throne (–) now appears in a more colourful light.

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The. Then there was the question of Jacobitism's relation to the Tory party that had been in government from to During the political wrangling in and out of Parliament the Whigs had been insistent that the Tories' commitment to the Protestant (i.e. the Hanoverian) Succession was disingenuous and that the party was not to be trusted.

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