The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 5

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George Godfrey Cunningham
A. Fullarton & Company, 1863
 

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Contents

Sir Home Riggs Popham 29
29
Sir David Dundas 81
31
Henry Gratton 84
46
Charles Duke of Norfolk
47
Charles Earl Stanhope
49
John Courtenay
53
Patrick Duigenan
55
Sir Roger Curtis
57
George Hardinge
59
Henry Erskine
62
Francis Horner
65
Sir Philip Francis
69
John Palmer
79
Sir John Musgrave
82
Charles duke of Richmond
83
Charles duke of Buccleugh
85
Sir Vicary Gibbs
88
Francis H irgrave
89
Sir John Macpherson
93
Robert marquess of London derry
96
David Ricardo
105
John Earl St Vincent
107
John Earl of Ilopetoun
115
George Lord Keith
117
Thomas Lord Erskine
126
Howard Earl of Carlisle
128
John Cartwright
134
Richard Earl of Donough more
136
Charles Earl Whitworth
144
Sir David Ochterlony
145
Robert Lord Gifford
147
Sir Stamford Raffles
149
Radon Earl of Moira
151
George Canning
159
Sir Thomas Munro
177
Sir William Hoste
179
Colonel Dixon Denham
181
Sir Edward West
184
Robert Earl of Liverpool
185
Charles Lord Colchester
187
Sir David Baird
188
Sir Charles Brisbane
192
Sir Henry Clinton
196
George Tierney
198
John Lord Redesdale
201
William Huskisson
203
Sir William Grant
207
Sir James Mackintosh
209
ECCLESIASTICAL SERIES 939 Hugh Blair
221
James Macknight
227
Alexander Geddes
228
John Erskine
233
Archbishop Moore
239
Dean Kirwan
240
William Paley
243
Bishop Horsley
247
Archbishop Markham
251
Bishop Douglas
255
Bishop Hurd
258
John Whitaker
259
Bishop Porteous
267
Bishop Percy
267
William Vincent
268
Jeremiah Joyce
270
Thomas Cogan
271
Vicessimus Knox
273
Bishop Watson
275
OBeirne Bishop of Meath
285
Samuel Parr
288
Henry Martyn
295
Charles Burney
302
9C3 Cyril Jackson
306
Bishop Bonnet
307
Isaac Milner
308
Thomas Scott
312
Bishop Middleton
316
Bavid Bogue
317
Bishop Milner
322
Bishop Barrington
325
Bishop Heber 827
327
Leigh Richmond
333
Archbishop Sutton
335
Bishop Lloyd
336
William Jackson
374
Jacob Bryant
379
George Morland
380
Joseph Priestley
384
Patrick Russell
399
Christopher Anstey 991 Arthur Murphy
399
MungoPark 993 James Barry
400
Elizabeth Carter
407
Edward King 996 John Opie
411
Isaac Reed
414
Richard Poison 999 John Home
421
James Anderson
425
Thomas Holcroft
427
Richard Gough
429
Anna Seward
431
Matthew Boulton
434
David Pitcairn
435
Thomas Beddoes
437
Henry Cavendish
442
Nevil Maskelyne 1009 Richard Cumberland
445
John Home Tooke 1011 Charles Burney
454
William Henry
457
Adam Fergusson
459
Samuel Webbe
461
William Beloe 1016 Matthew G Lewis 1017 John Gifford 1018 John Wolcott
466
Frank Sayers
471
John Playfair
473
James Watt
478
Benjamin West
485
William Hayley
492
Arthur Young
495
Thomas Brown
497
Elizabeth Inchbald
503
Hester Lynch Piozzi
505
John Rennie
506
Sir Joseph Banks
509
John Aikin
513
Robert Bloomfield
515
Edward Jeuner 1033 Anne Radcliffe
523
John Keats
527
Percy Bysshe Shelley
528
John Philip Kemble
537
Charles Huttou 1038 Joseph Nollekens
542
Sir Henry Raeburn
546
MatthewBailie 1041 Richard Hayne Knigh 1042 William Sharpe 1043 E D Clarke
557
Charles Maturin
563
Page
564
CapelLoftt 1046 Peter Elmsley
566
George Gordon Byron
569
Charles Incledon
579
John Pinkerton
581
John Flaxman
585
William Gifford
587
John Nichols
593
Thomas Rowlandson Page 515 519 523 526 528 536 540 542 544 548 551 551 556 562 565 565 569 579 580 584 r7
594
John Mason Good
596
William Mitford
600
Hugh Clapperton
605
Sir Humphry Davy
607
Sir James Edward Smith
621
Thomas Bewick
627
Dugald Stewart
629
Archdeacon Cox
632
William Shield
634
William Hyde Wollaston
639
Thomas Young
641
Daniel Terry
652
Robert Gooch
655
George Dawe
658
Sir Thomas Lawrence
659
William Roscoe
668
Sarah Siddons
679
George Crabbe
691
WiUiam Hazlitt
698
Sir John Leslie
703
Jeremy Bentham
707
Hannah More
722
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