A CIRCUMSTANTIAL REPORT OF THE EVIDENCE AND PROCEEDINGS UPON THE CHARGES PREFERRED AGAINST HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF YORK......

Author: Wardle Esq. M.P. (G. L.)
Year: 1809
Publisher: Printed for James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster-Ro
Edition Details: Albion Press Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
Price: 175.00
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Hardback.....In the Capacity of Commander in Chief, in the Months of February and March, 1809, Before the Honourable House of Commons Including the whole of the Original letters of His Royal Highness the Duke of York; The Speeches Correctly taken in full, of the various Members; With all the other Documents produced in the Course of the Investigation, and the Decision of the House of Commons upon this very Important Subject. Mr. Wardle's Opening Speech "Unless Corruption be attacked, and Attacked Strongly too, this Country will soon fall an easy Prey to an inveterate Enemy." In 1809, the Duke of York was forced to resign following a public scandal around his mistress, Mary Anne Clarke, instigated by George Wardle MP. He soon returned to his post and continued his programme of reform. In 1815, Parliament publicly recognised his outstanding service in reforming the army when reform was most needed. Illus. by Portraits. 700pp. 8vo. h/back. Rebound, paper covered boards, calf binding to sp. with gilt titles and raised bands. Lightly foxed eps, uncut edges, contents clean and tight. Vg+. A fairly heavy book which will require additional postage and insurance if shipped overseas.

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