Charles James Fox

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English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)


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Minton Bisque models of Charles James Fox, left, and William Pitt
The Resolution, which was subsequently moved in the House of Commons by Secretary of State Charles James Fox and in the House of Lords by Lord William Grenville (then prime minister as head of the Ministry of All the Talents), was largely to the following effect: "That conceiving the African Slave Trade to be contrary to the principles of justice, humanity, and sound policy, this House will, with all practicable expedition, take measures to abolish it, in such manner, and at such time, as shall be thought advisable.
This was one of the many prints attacking the Duchess's active support of Charles James Fox in the Westminster election of 1784.
May I quote from the words of Charles James Fox, speaking to the House of Commons on December 1, 1783.
The historic building was originally built in 1760 by Lord Holland, father of Charles James Fox, as an imitation of a castle from the Norman era.
This was the birthday of Whig leader Charles James Fox, and was marked by large public dinners in London and other British cities long after his death in 1806.
He is adept at capturing the unchanging view of the King and his sycophants, at the same time showing the efforts of the opposition to the war by such leading Britishers as William Pitt, Edmund Burke, and Charles James Fox.
Parker has cataloged this wealth of primary and secondary materials in his Lord Curzon 1859-1925: A Bibliography--the sixth title in Greenwood Publishing's series "Bibliographies of British Statesmen," following volumes on William Pitt the Younger, Lord Grenville, Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, and Charles James Fox.
There were Tories, Toryish Whigs - like Grenville, Foreign Secretary to Pitt during the French Revolutionary Wars of the 1790s - and liberal Whig supporters of Charles James Fox, lifelong rival and opponent of Pitt, outspoken defender of revolutionaries - American and French alike - but at one with Grenville on slave trade abolition and Catholic civil rights.
The institute, in Margaret Street, Birmingham city centre, decided to run the course following strong interest in the midday lectures on Joseph Chamberlain and Charles James Fox.