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William Pitt Earl of Chatham and the growth and division of the British Empire, 1708-1778.

Walford Davis Green

William Pitt Earl of Chatham and the growth and division of the British Empire, 1708-1778.

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Published by G. P.Putnam"s Sons in London .
Written in English

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  • Pitt, William, -- Earl of Chatham, -- 1708-1778

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    SeriesHeroes of the nations
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13906938M


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11 May ), called William Pitt the Elder by historians, was a British Whig statesman who led Britain during the Seven Years' War (known as. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham and the growth and division of the British Empire, by Green, Walford DavisPages: Full text of "William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the growth and division of the British Empire, ;" See other formats.

William Pitt 'The Elder', 1st Earl of Chatham Whig to Born. 15 NovemberWestminster, London. Died. Pitt is credited with the birth of the 1708-1778.

book Empire. William Pitt the Younger (28 May – 23 January ) was a prominent British Tory statesman of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He became the youngest prime minister of Great Britain in at the age of 24 and the first prime minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland as of January He left office in Marchbut served as prime minister.

Pitt, William, first earl of Chatham [known as Pitt the elder] (–), prime minister, was born on 15 November at Golden Square, Westminster, the fourth child and second son of Robert Pitt (?–), politician, of Boconnoc, Cornwall, and his wife, Harriet Villiers (d.

), younger daughter of General the Honourable Edward Villiers of Dromana, co. Waterford, and his wife. William Pitt, the Elder, also called (from ) 1st Earl of Chatham, Viscount Pitt of Burton-Pynsent, byname The Great Commoner, (born NovemLondon—diedHayes, Kent, England), British statesman, twice virtual prime minister (–61, –68), who secured the transformation of his country into an imperial power.

William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham was an extraordinary statesman and a great orator of the eighteenth century England. To distinguish him from his namesake son, William Pitt the Younger, he is referred as William Pitt the Elder. He entered politics at a time when Great Britain was going through a difficult time.

William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the growth and division of the British Empire, ; Also available in digital form. Contributor: Green, Walford Davis Date: William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham PC (15 November – 11 May ) was a British statesman of the Whig group who led the government of Great Britain twice in the middle of the 18th century.

Historians call him Pitt or Chatham, or William Pitt the Elder to distinguish from his son, William Pitt the Younger, who also was a prime was also known as The Great Commoner, because of.

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Named secretary of state inPitt resolved to commit whatever resources were necessary to defeat the French. William Pitt, the Elder - William Pitt, the Elder - Leadership during Seven Years’ War: The outbreak of the Seven Years’ War gave Pitt his supreme opportunity for statesmanship.

The war began with heavy losses and considerable confusion of policy. The popular demand for Pitt became irresistible, and he declared, “I am sure I can save this country, and nobody else can.”.

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Pitt, William () 1st Earl of Chatham, statesman This page summarises records created by this Person The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

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Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, Correspondence of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham (4 volumes; London; J. Murray, ), ed. by William Stanhope Taylor and John Henry Pringle. William (The Great Commoner The Right Honorable 1st Earl of Chatham) Pitt, - William (The Great Commoner The Right Honorable 1st Earl of Chatham) Pitt William (The Great Commoner The Right Honorable 1st Earl of Chatham) Pitt was born on month dayat birth place, to Robert Pitt and Lady Harriet Pitt (born Fitzgerald.

What Williams makes clear however is that Pitt's convictions and language inspired the British people. When George II sacked him about ten British cities immediately gave him the keys of their cities. For good or ill surely we can these days understand the nature of inspirational politicians - Reviews: 2.

Pitt and America's birthright: a biography of William Pitt, the earl of Chatham by J. C Long (Book) Plain reasons for removing a certain great man from his M. See what’s new with book lending at the Internet Archive. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. ABOUT; CONTACT; Correspondence of William Pitt Item Preview remove-circle Correspondence of William Pitt by Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, ; Taylor, William Stanhope; Pringle, John Henry.

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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham. John Bartlett, comp. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. Originally published in as part of the Pitt Press Series, this book contains the text of two essays by historian Thomas Macaulay on the subject of William Pitt the Elder: 'William Pitt, Earl of Chatham' and 'The Earl of Chatham'.

William Pitt the Elder (–), first Earl of Chatham, British Secretary of State and then Prime Minister of Great Britain, was largely responsible for the repeal of the Stamp Act of That act, which required all legal documents, permits, newspapers, and pamphlets in the colonies to carry a tax stamp, was a response to Britain's.

About. William Pitt the Elder () is regarded as the greatest British statesman of the eighteenth century. Although he directed British government for only five years (), his energy, vision, and practical ability in conducting the Seven Years War led to the British victory over the French in North America and India, and secured the transformation of England into an imperial power.

Title: William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers Creator: Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, Inclusive dates: Extent: 48 linear feet Abstract: This collection contains the letters and official papers of Lord Shelburne, British politician, Member of Parliament, secretary of state for the Southern Department, and Prime Minister.

1st Earl of Chatham - Whig to William Pitt ‘the Elder’ is credited with the birth of the British Empire. Pitt dominated British politics in the middle of the eighteenth century. The life of William Pitt, earl of Chatham [FACSIMILE] [Williams, Basil, ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The life of William Pitt, earl of Chatham [FACSIMILE]. Life of William Pitt, earl of Chatham. New York, Octagon Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Pitt, Earl of Chatham; William Pitt, Earl of Chatham: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Basil Williams.

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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham (), was the leading figure in mid-eighteenth-century British politics. He captured the imagination of contemporaries and posterity alike by the spectacular victories over which he presided in the Seven Years War - the series of conflicts () that brought Britain to unprecedented imperial power.