Linda Colley, 10 September 1992
Show More Riot, Risings and Revolution: Governance and Violence in 18th-Century England by Ian Gilmour.
Hutchinson, 504 pp., £25, May 1992, 0 09 175330 9Show More
“... he has always espoused. The son of a baronet, he was born into Toryism in much the same way as Anthony Trollope’s Duke of Omnium was born to Whig Liberalism, passing through Eton, to Balliol, to marriage with a daughter of the Duke of Buccleuch, to the Bar, to safe Conservative seats in rural Norfolk and Buckinghamshire, and then on to cabinet ...”