Castlereagh

LEIGH, Ione

$25.00

Publisher: London, Collins, 1951, first edition
Description: pp384, b/w plates; 8vo, cloth (hardcover). Top edge dusty, else very good in dust jacket

As British Foreign Secretary, Castlereagh forced the Act of Union through the Irish Parliament, and was also responsible for initiating and continuing the war in the Peninsular, under the command of Wellington. He was an exact contemporary of his great enemy, George Canning

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