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|Anti-Terror Measures & Parliamentary Concerns||
An extract from a House of Commons speech by an M.P. offering critical observations on government anti-Terror measures - note the ironic...
|william pitt, Terror, French Revolution, Georgian Britain||view|
The second of three cartoons on Britain and the American Revolution
This cartoon has a very different tone from the previous one. It shows...
|American Revolution, Georgian Britain, Whigs, tories, Edmund Burke, william pitt, john wilkes||view|
|Central Government & Volunteering||
Extracts from government correspondence discussing the potential, and indeed pitfalls, of local volunteer initatives. Note the central dilemma the...
|1792, Terror, volunteers, william pitt, Georgian Britain, revolutionary war||view|
|Government & the Fear of 'French Principles'||
A brief extract from am inter-governmental letter illustrating early British fears about the potential appeal of French-style radicalism
|1792, Georgian Britain, Terror, william pitt, Government||view|
|Liberty, Licentiousness & the Law||
Extracts from a Charge to a Grand Jury in 1792, illustrating the wide ranging cultural effects of French Terror - and indeed British anti-Terror...
|1792, Georgian Britain, william pitt, Terror, French Revolution, Jacobinism||view|
|Redefining Politics & the Role of the King||
Earlier attitudes to the King, and indeed politics itself, began to rapidly change however in the 1790s, with fears about the rise of French...
|king george III, william pitt, toryism, eighteenth century history, Georgian Britain||view|
|The Regency Debate||
Concerns about the King’s sanity had long surrounded George III and led to fierce rivalry between the pro and anti King factions, including...
|king george III, william pitt, charles fox, prince of wales, eighteenth century history, Georgian Britain||view|
The British reaction to the French revolution - key timeline and events
|1789, 1790s, Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, william pitt, king george III, Whigs, tories||view|
Pitt's government on the growing and inherent dangers of 'French Principles'
|1790s, william pitt, French Revolution||view|
|Whirlwinds of Empire: Subversion and the Gothic in William Blake's The Spiritual Form of Pitt Guiding Behemoth by Jonathan Perris||
Between 1782 and 1830, some eighty authors directly referenced William Pitt the Younger in poetic verse. George Canning’s ‘The Pilot...
|William Blake, william pitt||view|