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Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury

Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Bury  

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née(1775–1861) British diarist, novelist, and poetSelf-Indulgence (1812) FictionFlirtation (1827) FictionJournal of the Heart (1830) FictionDiary Illustrative of the Times of George the Fourth (1838) ...
Lord Brougham

Lord Brougham  

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(1778–1868),rose to be lord chancellor. His distinguished legal career included the defence of Queen Caroline in 1820. He played an important part in the founding of London University. In the history ...
parliamentary reform

parliamentary reform  

Is a general term covering a variety of proposals and changes which need to be carefully distinguished. Alterations to the composition, powers, procedure, and structure of Parliament have continued ...
Regency

Regency  

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The period in Britain from 1811 to 1820 when the Prince of Wales, later George IV, acted as regent for his father, George III, who had become insane. Among the major events of the Regency were the ...
Spenceans

Spenceans  

Followers of the agrarian reformer Thomas Spence who grouped together in 1815 as the Society of Spencean Philanthropists. Spence's funeral in September 1814 announced his ideological survival: the ...
street literature

street literature  

The distribution of literature by travelling pedlars and street sellers in towns had long been a feature of popular culture [23], but our period witnessed a substantial increase in the ...
William Cobbett

William Cobbett  

(1763–1835).Writer and politician. A lover of the country who was concerned about the changes that were occurring, he is best remembered for his Rural Rides (1830).
William Hone

William Hone  

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(1780–1842)Born in Bath, radical author and bookseller, who published numerous political satires, parodies, and pamphlets, many illustrated by George Cruikshank. Their most notable collaborations are ...

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