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Wilkes, Wyvill and reform.

Ian R. Christie

Wilkes, Wyvill and reform.

by Ian R. Christie

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Published by Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilkes, John, -- 1727-1797,
  • Wyvill, Christopher, -- 1740-1822,
  • Great Britain. -- Parliament -- Reform,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15059537M
    LC Control Number63000027
    OCLC/WorldCa399425

    reform in his private correspondence with Wilkes, but in his public letters he was reticent. His support for shorter parliaments was made plain in his response 13 Ibid., pp. 14 Christie, mikes, Wyvill and Reform, p. 40 "Chatham to Shelbume, 22 April , Correspondence William . John Wilkes, –97, English politician and journalist. He studied at the Univ. of Leiden, returned to England in , and purchased () a seat in Parliament. Backed by Earl Temple, Wilkes founded () a periodical, the North Briton, in which he made outspoken attacks on George III and his ministers.

    The publication of what is often known simply as The Structure of Politics transformed the perceived political landscape of eighteenth-century Britain. Prior to British political history from was broadly conceived of as a two-party rivalry of Whig and Tory, underpinning a constitutional monarchy and a modern cabinet system based on a party majority in the House of Commons. The metropolitan press claimed ab signatures on the petitions of , but this may well have been a considerable exaggeration (Christie,, Wilkes, Wyvill and Reform, p. 39). Professor John S. Phillips pointed out while commenting on this paper that numbers of non-electors can be shown to have subscribed these petitions.

    John Wilkes (17 October – 26 December ) was a British radical, journalist and was first elected a Member of Parliament in In the Middlesex election dispute, he fought for the right of his voters—rather than the House of Commons—to determine their representatives. In , angry protests of his supporters were suppressed in the St George's Fields mater: University of Leiden. Ian R. Christie, Wilkes, Wyvill and Reform: The Parliamentary Reform Movement in British Politics, (London: Macmillan, ); and Peter D. G. Thomas, "John Wilkes and the Freedom of the Press ()," Bulletin of the Institute of Historical.


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Wilkes, Wyvill and reform: the parliamentary reform movement in British politics, [Ian R Christie]. 4 Some important studies that downplay the significance of Wilkes's personality are Rudé, George, Wilkes and Liberty: A Social Study of to (Oxford: Clarendon, ), still the indispensable account of the socioeconomic sources of Wilkes's support; Christie, Ian R., Wilkes, Wyvill and Reform: The Parliamentary Reform Movement in.

In his second work, Wilkes, Wyvill and Reform: The Parliamentary Reform Movement in British Politics, – (), Christie explored the movement for parliamentary reform that was led by John Wilkes and Christopher Wyvill.

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R. Christie (Macmillan, pp. xii +, 25s.) is a very full account of the middle-class movement for electoral and parliamentary reform.As a focus and spokesman of radical discontent, the English politician John Wilkes made an important contribution to the movement for parlia mentary reform.1.

Michael Turner, Age of Unease: Government and Reform in Britain, is scanned as pdfs on studynet. 2. Ian Christie, Wilkes, Wyvill and Reform: the parliamentary reform movement in British politics, (London, ), first chapter below, and more on studynet here.